Material Evidence: About The Artists

Esperanza Mayobre

Esperanza Mayobre is a Brooklyn-based artist that grew up in Caracas, Venezuela.

She has exhibited at the Herbert F.Johnson Museum of Art Cornell University, the Fuller Craft Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Museo Eduardo Sivori Buenos Aires, the Queens Museum, The State University of New York Westchester Community College, La Caja Centro Cultural Chacao Caracas, the Bronx Museum, Hallwalls, MIT Cavs, BRIC, The Art Museum of the Americas Washington D.C., the Contemporary Museum of El Salvador, the Incheon Biennial Korea. She is a recipient of the Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, the Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder Residency, the Jerome Foundation Travel Grant, the International Studio and Curatorial Program, Smack Mellon Studio Program, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Her work has been in Artishock, Bomb, The Brooklyn Rail, Hyperallergic, Creative Time Reports, Arte al Día and Art in America.

Nazanin Noroozi

Nazanin Noroozi is a multi-media artist incorporating moving images, printmaking and alternative photography processes to reflect on notions of collective memory, displacement and uncertainty.

Noroozi’s work has been widely exhibited internationally, including the Immigrant Artist Biennial, Noyes Museum of Art, NY Live Arts, School of Visual Arts, and Columbia University. She is the recipient of awards and fellowships from New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (film & video), Marabeth Cohen-Tyler Print/Paper Fellowship at Dieu Donne’, Artistic Freedom Initiative, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, and Mass MoCA residency (MA). She is an editor at large of Kaarnamaa, a Journal of Art History and Criticism. Noroozi completed her MFA in painting and drawing from Pratt Institute. Her works have been featured in various publications and media including, Zeit Magazine, BBC News Persian, Elephant Magazine, Financial Times, and Brooklyn Rail.