Mahsa Alafar

Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Photography

Mahsa Alafar is an Iranian artist and researcher currently residing in Chicago. She received a bachelor of fine arts from the University of Tehran and her master’s degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she was the recipient of the New Artist Society Merit Scholarship.

She works with different mediums. Her practice revolves around varying relationships between patriarchal culture, female presence, power, and body as a site of resistance.