Filmmaker, fine artist, activist

MFA Photography, Video and Related Media


BFA, University of Hartford; MFA, cum laude, CCNY; Whitney Museum Independent Study Program


Projects include

Who Gives Kisses Freely From Her Lips; Ground One: Voices of Post 9/11 Chinatown; Other; Labor at the Crossroads; Salt Peanuts; Caught Between Two Worlds: Iranians in the USA; Adjunct Agony; Forging Ties for Peace; Gulf Crisis TV Project


Film festival screenings include

Middle East Studies Association; Women of Color; Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival, American Museum of Natural History; Whitney Biennial; Museum of Modern Art; Art in General


Awards and honors include

Rockefeller Foundation, National Video Resources, North Star Fund, New York Women in Film and Television Fellowship, Manhattan Neighborhood Network