Lina Dib was born in Montreal and currently lives and works in Houston, TX. She has a PhD in anthropology from Rice University and is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher, and educator who works across video, sound, sculpture, installation, drawing, text and photography. She is a Research Fellow for the Center for Environmental Studies and Lecturer in the Program in Writing and Communication at Rice University, Houston, TX. Lina’s art, research and teaching interests include intermedia arts, environment, migration and memory, the art of walking and science and technology studies.

She is the recipient of grants from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Canada’s Social Science and Humanities Research Council, the Union of Concerned Scientists, AMIDA’s European training program, and the City of Houston among others. Recent exhibitions include the Houston Climate Justice Museum, Ion Innovation Hub, the Houston Botanic Garden, Yerba Buena Gardens, Day for Night, Galveston Arts Center, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Discovery Green, Governor’s Island NY, the Whitney Biennial 2017, and Johnson Space Center NASA. Dib’s work has been published in the book Between Matter and Method: Encounters in Anthropology and Art, and in the journals Continent, differences and LIMN, among others. Her installations have been featured by numerous media networks and publications, including The Art Newspaper, Arts + Culture Magazine, the Houston Chronicle, Glasstire, Houston’s PaperCity, Fox 26 News, KPFT and Vice.

info at linadib dot com

Selected Interviews and Press:

Becker, C. 2022. “This Artist’s Astroturfed Window Display Will Compel You to Dance,” Houston City Book, Apr. 13.
Wozny, J. 2020. “TEXAS STUDIO: LINA DIB,” Arts and Culture Texas, March 11.

Sanchez, H. 2019 “Slow down and Listen: Lina Dib’s Breakthrough At Space HL,” Glasstire, June 24.
Middendorf, P. 2017. “Getting To Know the Artists: Lina Dib at Day for Night,” Free Press Houston, Dec. 7.

Howell, H. 2015. FoxNews26. June 8.