Kabir Mokamel

Visual Artist in Residence, 2024

Kabir Mokamel is a visual artist and activist who has enjoyed international success in his career as a painter, graphic designer, creative director, and graffiti artist. In addition to his work as co-founder and creative director of the art activism organization ArtLords, Mokamel continues his independent art practice, which focuses on the experience of war, displacement, and the ensuing issues of diaspora, conflict, and trauma. Mokamel’s work with ArtLords has been featured in The Art NewspaperNBC NewsKUOW SeattleAl JazeeraThe Los Angeles Times, and more.

He is being hosted by The School of Art, Media, and Technology at The New School.