Artist Profile: Amy Khoshbin
Amy Khoshbin is an Iranian-American Brooklyn-based artist merging performance, video, collage, music, and fabric arts. She has shown her solo and collaborative work at venues such as Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Leila Heller Gallery, Abrons Arts Center, National Sawdust, Mana Contemporary, NURTUREart, and festivals such as River to River and South by Southwest. She has received residencies at The Watermill Center, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Residency 2014-17, Anderson Ranch, Mana Contemporary, Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada, Team Effort! in Glasgow, Scotland, Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, and is a recipient of Rema Hort Mann Foundation 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 at New York University.
On Election Day 2017, Socrates’ Curator & Director of Director of Exhibitions, Jess Wilcox, spoke with Khoshbin about the impetus and context of her politically-engaged work in this Facebook Live interview: