Dalia Amara

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Practice Heads, 2016 Archival Inkjet Print 63x42 Inches © Dalia Amara
I'll Be Your ____, 2017 Archival Inkjet Print 34x23 Inches © Dalia Amara
Lips, 2017 Archival Inkjet Print 42x63 Inches © Dalia Amara
Assimilation, 2016 Archival Inkjet Print 24x16 Inches © Dalia Amara
Modified Balloon, 2016 Archival Inkjet Print 30x45 Inches © Dalia Amara
Quick Facts
Lives in
New York, New York
Works in
Chicago and New York City
School of Visual Arts New York (SVA), 2013, MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media
Columbia College Chicago, 2009, BFA

Dalia Amara is an American-Jordanian artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York with a practice based in photography, while utilizing elements of sculpture, drawing, and performance. Amara received her MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in New York, and her BFA from Columbia College Chicago. Her work uses the domestic space or photo studio as a staging ground for sites of trauma, desire, and banality. She has been featured in Paper Journal (UK), YET Magazine (CHE), Art F City, and The Art Newspaper. Amara has most recently participated in "Skin Dips," a two-person exhibition with Florencia Escudero at Selena Gallery in New York.