Wafaa Bilal Biography

Iraqi-born artist Wafaa Bilal, an Associate Arts Professor at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, is known internationally for his online performative and interactive works provoking dialogue about international politics and internal dynamics. Bilal's most recent body of work, Canto III, premiered at the New York Armory Show, 2015 and in the 2015 Venice Biennale. His work can be found in the permanent collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, and Arab Museum of Modern Art, Qatar amongst others. He holds a BFA from the University of New Mexico and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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