Made in collaboration with Akina Cox, Sleepwalking Towards the Exit is a self-published book of photos and a conversational exchange on the artists’ shared but uncommon experiences; childhoods in socially and religiously conservative communities, arranged marriages, and long-term estrangement from their families.
Ismael de Anda III, Eddie Rodolfo Aparicio, Ron Athey, Gary Cannone, Tofer Chin, Neha Choksi, Mara De Luca, Yasmine Diaz, Kim Fisher, Phyllis Green, Julia Haft-Candell, Arshia Fatima Haq, Kang Seung Lee, Patrick Martinez, Amir Nikravan, Yann Novak, Andy Robert, Rosha Yaghmai
I’m thrilled to share that my piece, هناء بنت قمر / Hanna daughter of Ghamar , has been acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. It is the first contemporary work by a Yemeni artist in their collection.
Exhibition Opening and Reception: September 26, 2018, 6-8 pm
The Poetry Project, Fehrbelliner Str. 30, 10119 Berlin, Germany
Diwan Al Fan is pleased to announce On Echoes of Invisible Hearts: Narratives of Yemeni Displacement, a group show curated by Lila Nazemian running from September 26 to October 18, 2018 and featuring works by Ibi Ibrahim, Yasmine Diaz, Habeeb Abu-Futtaim, Saba Jalas, Eman al- Awami, and Arif Al Nomay. An illustrated catalogue by Yemeni designer Zulfa Ishak will accompany the exhibition.
Thursday, July 19, 2018, 7:00pm
Women's Center for Creative Work
As artist in residence, I'll give a brief presentation of my work followed by a conversation with local artist Samira Yamin at the Women’s Center for Creative Work
Friday, July 13, 2018, 11:30am
Cafe Istanbul, New Orleans, LA
I'll be presenting on the panel, Collage Artists Tackle Contemporary Issues, along with artists Hale Ekinci, Kike Cosgrains, and Etty Yaniv.
June 19, 2018
At KPFK in Studio City with the host of Feminist Magazine Radio, Lynn Harris, and Sarah Williams, Managing Director of the Women's Center for Creative Work. Sarah and Yasmine were interviewed about the Women's Center for Creative Work and Yasmine's current residency there.
To listen, scroll to June 19, Feminist Magazine
June 8, 2018, 7:00 - 9:00pm - Opening Reception
Women's Center for Creative Work
This installation was made in residence during WCCW's “Control” quarter and explores personal, family, and cultural histories, including overlapping tensions around religion, gender, and third-culture identity, through the lens of a U.S. born Yemeni-American girl. On view until August 4.
Keystone Art Space, Curated by Chelsea Dean, April 28-May 6
Saturday, April 28, 6pm - 10pm, Opening Reception
Includes work by Sacha Baumann, Rochelle Botello, Yasmine Diaz, Chelsea Dean, Lea Feinstein, Danielle Garza, Tm Gratkowski, Jennifer Gunlock, Michael Hentz, Bettina Hubby, Jay Lizo, CW Mihlberger, Cindy Rehm, Susan Sironi, Carly Steward, Toshee, and Essi Zimm
March 8, 2018
Golden Thread Productions, Brava Theater Center, San Francisco, CA
This year’s program showcases the work of leading Middle Eastern women artists that are working to expose and eradicate toxic masculinity at home, at work, and on the national stage.
May 24 - May 28 / Reception: May 26, 7-10pm
Human Resources Los Angeles, 410 Cottage Home St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
at land’s edge, in conjunction with Decolonize LA and Human Resources Los Angeles, proudly presents, “on the other / side.” This week-long, culminating exhibition showcases the projects of the 2017 at land’s edge fellowship cohort, exploring issues of race, disability, resistance, history, power, violence, survival, and healing.
April, 30 2017 at Pieter Space, Los Angeles
One Woman Shows is a play on words against the singularity of the solo exhibition to a model of multiplicity as a group of women witnessed and performed acts of self-naming. The project, initiated by Cindy Rehm is inspired by Suzanne Lacy’s 1975 collaborative performance, One Woman Shows.