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Gelare Khoshgozaran

Gelare Khoshgozaran is an undisciplinary artist and writer who, in 2009, was transplanted from street protests in a city of four seasons to the windowless rooms of the University of Southern California, where aesthetics and politics were discussed in endless summers. Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions at the New Museum, Queens Museum, Hammer Museum, LAXART, Human Resources, Visitor Welcome Center, Articule (Montreal), Beursschouwburg (Brussels), Pori Art Museum (Finland) and Yarat Contemporary Art Space (Baku, Azerbaijan). She was the recipient of a Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant (2015), an Art Matters Award (2017), the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award (2019) and a Graham Foundation award (2020). Her words have appeared in contemptorary (co-founding editor), The Brooklyn Rail, Parkett, X-TRA, LA Review of Books, Art Practical, Ajam Media Collective and MARCH, among others.
Other texts by Gelare Khoshgozaran for DIAPHANES
  • artistic practice
  • global ecology
  • resistance
  • politics
  • contemporary art
  • rhetoric / elocution