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Muriel Hasbun: Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist

CWAH is excited to announce that renowned artist, Muriel Hasbun, has been selected to be the 2021-22 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist at Rutgers. Born in El Salvador to a Salvadoran-Palestinian-Christian father and a French-Polish-Jewish mother, photographer Muriel Hasbun addresses migration, displacement, and her unique family history throughout her work. She works through an intergenerational, transnational and transcultural vision, constructing contemporary narratives and establishing a space for dialogue where individual and collective memory spark new questions about identity and place. Additional details forthcoming.

Muriel Hasbun, Santos y sombras / Saints and shadows, 1991-2004
Todos los santos (Volcán de Izalco, amén) / All the Saints (Izalco Volcano, Amen)
painted gelatin silver print, 1995-96
Image size: 26 x 35 inches
Frame: 30 x 38.5 inches