Anahi Alviso-Marino

Professeure invitée 2021-2022

Novembre 2021

Anahi Alviso-Marino is a scholar-researcher specializing in political sociology of visual arts in the Arabian Peninsula and currently a postdoctoral fellow (ingénieure d'études) at the collective “Penser l’urbain par l’image” (Labex Urban Futurs), University Gustave Eiffel/Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech. She obtained her PhD at the University Paris 1-Sorbonne and the University of Lausanne, researching art and politics in Yemen; her MA from Columbia University in New York; and her BA from Complutense University in Madrid. She works at the intersection of social sciences and artistic practices and has exhibited her archival and research materials from Yemen, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates in Paris at the Palais de Tokyo (« L’ennemi de mon ennemi » a project by Neïl Beloufa, 2018), and at the Villa Vassilieff (“One of many stories. Art worlds in Yemen”, 2017). She has contributed to “Modern Art of the Arab World: Primary Documents” (MOMA, 2018) and “Future Imperfect: Contemporary Art Practices and Cultural Institutions in the Middle East” (Sternberg Press, 2017). Her forthcoming book focuses on art and politics in Yemen and she is currently working on a collaborative research project and multimedia map with Neïl Beloufa charting monument stories across the Arabian Peninsula.