Bio


Mahedi Anjuman is Los Angles based, interdisciplinary visual artist and art educator. In 2022, she completed her MFA in Art from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), in 2019 she received another MFA in Liberal Arts from the University of Nevada, Reno, and in 2010 she earned a BFA from the Department of Drawing and Painting at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Her artwork was selected in a contextual art event OGCJM2012 (Only God Can Judge Me). Also, a group exhibition to represent Bangladeshi contemporary art, ‘OPEN 15’ (International Contemporary Sculpture and Installation Exhibition) in Italy with artist Yoko Ono. She participated in many national and international film festivals, video art exhibitions, and artist residencies. Recently she exhibited at Sparks Heritage Museum and Nevada Museum of Art, NV.

She is very involved in the contextual and intuitive art process. Her interest in the fundamental connection and interface of individuals, and the duality between body and mind in the context of eastern and western existentialism.



Bibliography

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