Anida Yoeu Ali

Artist, Educator, Global Agitator, USA

Anida Yoeu Ali is an artist, educator, and global agitator. She is artist-in-residence at the University of Washington Bothell where she teaches art, performance and global studies. Her multi-disciplinary practices include performance, installation, public encounters, and political agitation. Ali is a refugee and genocide survivor from Cambodia whose performance works investigate the artistic, spiritual, and political collisions of a hybrid transnational identity. Notably her installations and performances have been featured at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the 5th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial. She is the co-founder of Studio Revolt, a trans-nomadic media lab focused on telling unconventional narratives. Ali is the winner of the 2014 Sovereign Art Prize and was the 2015 McGill Fellow in International Studies at Trinity College, Connecticut. She earned her B.F.A. from University of Illinois, and an M.F.A. from the Art Institute of Chicago.

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