Lina Dib is a multidisciplinary artist and anthropologist. Her installations and compositions range from the experimental to the ethnographic and investigate socio-technical and ecological change. Dib is an affiliate artist at the Topological Media Lab at Concordia University in Montreal and Tx/Rx labs in Houston, and research fellow at the Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Rice University where she also teaches. She is also co-founder of Fossilized Houston and the Solar Studios. Her work has been supported by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Canada’s Social Science and Humanities Research Council, AMIDA’s European training program, and the Moody Center for the Arts.
Recent publications include Audible Observatories: Notes on Performances (Bloomsbury forthcoming); Sonic Breakdown, Extinction and Memory (continent.), The Forgetting Dis-ease: Making Time Matter (differences), and Of Promises and Prototypes: The Archeology of the Future (LIMN). Her work has been presented at venues including, Hierarchy Gallery Washington DC, Lawndale Art Center Houston, Yerba Buena Gardens San Francisco, MOP Projects Sydney, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Whitney Biennial 2017, and Johnson Space Center NASA.
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Selected Interviews and Press:
Howell, H. 2015. FoxNews26. June 8.
Osborne, Altamese, “‘MURMURATIONS’ Sets the Tone at Lawndale Art Center,” Houston Press, September 12-18, 2013
Rozelle, J. W. “Engaging with the Everyday,” Rice Magazine, December 2010
Afra, O. “Interview: Lina Dib and Sounds for Stairs,” Free Press Houston, October 2010