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Basil Masri Zada

 

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Basil Masri Zada

Visiting Professor of Digital Arts and Technology, Foundations, Arts Administration, and Pedagogy

Basil Masri Zada is a transdisciplinary, cross-cultural scholar-artist, activist, Fulbright alumni, educator, curator, art administrator, and digital arts, technologies, and museum professional. Masri Zada's research and artistic practice focus on the practices of everyday life, art, and political activism in relation to the Syrian crisis that started in 2011. In addition to traditional sculpture and drawing, his studio expertise includes a variety of mediums such as performance, sound, new/multimedia, video art, installation, technology, interactive, and digital arts.  
 
Masri Zada has been teaching art as a practice, theory, and history since 2008, first and Damascus University, Syria, and now at Ohio University since 2012. Masri Zada is a Visiting Professor of Digital Arts and Technology, Foundations, Arts Administration, and Pedagogy.     
 
Educational Background  

Ph.D. from Ohio University in Interdisciplinary Arts at Ohio University, 2022

Focusing on Performance Studies and Visual Arts, Zada's dissertation is entitled:
"The Practices of Everyday Life and the Syrian Body, Art, Life, and Political Activism of the Syrian Crisis, 2011-2022"  

Graduate Certificates in Museum Studies; Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies; and African Studies

MFA from Ohio University in Sculpture and Expanded Practices, 2014

BFA from Damascus University in Sculpture, 2007

 

www.basilmasrizada.com