| Leonardo/ISASTwith Arizona State University

Chantal Zakari

Professor of the Practiceat Tufts University
United States
Focus area: Cultural Practices, Social Practice, Design, Net Art, Surveillance, Security

Chantal Zakari is an interdisciplinary artist, designer and art educator; a Turkish-Levantine, and a US citizen, residing in the Boston area. In her work she draws upon contemporary social issues by making connections through personal narratives, history and popular culture. Inspired by social phenomena she positions herself in relationship to a public or a sub-culture. Her studio practice combines research methodologies and artistic strategies borrowed from various disciplines such as photography, documentary, performance, storytelling, installation, graphic design and social interventions.