Samira Yamin

My work aims to cultivate a critical and dynamic relationship to photographs of war, a practice of viewership with an eye toward the global, political contexts and ramifications of representation, while nurturing an affective, loving gaze toward the individual lives represented and at stake. I engage with appropriated materials to make sense of how political …

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Samira Yamin

Mistake House: In this world of busyness and hustle culture making a space for creative work has become increasingly difficult. How do you protect your studio time, and do you have any rules for yourself to keep your generative process on track?   Samira Yamin: I struggle very much in this area myself. I tend to …

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Samira Yamin

Samira Yamin

  Samira Yamin is a visual artist based in Los Angeles, CA. She is best known for her media constructions of a nebulous Middle East as a place of perpetual war, critique of representation and photojournalism, with an emphasis on the relationship between ethical care and viewership.  Yamin received a B.A. in Studio Art and a …

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