Who's the artist?
Amy Khoshbin is an Iranian-American, Brooklyn-based artist, rapper and politician. Her practice advocates for changing commercial culture by using popular media genres to create connections and catharsis.
She has shown at venues such as The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Guggenheim Museum, Times Square Arts, The High Line, Socrates Sculpture Park, VOLTA Art Fair, PULSE Art Fair, Leila Heller Gallery, Mana Contemporary, National Sawdust, and at festivals such as River to River and South by Southwest.
She has received residencies at spaces such as The Watermill Center, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Anderson Ranch, and Banff Centre for the Arts. She is a 2017 Franklin Furnace recipient and has received a Rema Hort Mann Artist Community Engagement Grant.
Khoshbin has bachelor's degrees in Film and Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and a master's degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at New York University. She has collaborated with Laurie Anderson, Karen Finley, Tina Barney, and poets Anne Carson and Bob Currie among others.
What's the Visual Arts and Technology Lecture Series?
In this series, Stevens students have the unique opportunity to meet successful artists from across New York and New Jersey metropolitan area. Everyone from Stevens is invited to come and find about what it means to be a working artist in this day and age. This series is just one exciting portion of Stevens' visual arts and technology program.