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Lina Dib was born in Montreal and currently lives and works in Houston, TX. She is an interdisciplinary artist and anthropologist who works across video, sound, sculpture, installation, drawing, text and photography. She is a Lecturer in the Program in Writing and Communication and a Research Fellow for the Center for Environmental Studies at Rice University. Lina's research and teaching interests include art and environment, migration and memory, the art of walking and science and technology studies.

She is the recipient of grants from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Canada’s Social Science and Humanities Research Council, the Union of Concerned Scientists, AMIDA’s European training program, and the City of Houston among others. Recent exhibitions include the Ion Innovation Hub, the Houston Botanic Garden, Yerba Buena Gardens, Day for Night, Galveston Arts Center, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Discovery Green, Governor’s Island NY, the Whitney Biennial 2017, and Johnson Space Center NASA. Dib’s work has been published in the book Between Matter and Method: Encounters in Anthropology and Art, and in the journals Continent, differences and LIMN, among others. Her installations have been featured by numerous media networks and publications, including The Art Newspaper, Arts + Culture Magazine, the Houston Chronicle, Glasstire, Houston’s PaperCity, Fox 26 News, KPFT and Vice.

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