At left: Proposed Vortex (Iteration #3)
, (2014). From As Above, So Below
. The work was on view in the exhibition A Prophet Is Not A Fortune Teller
at the Chicago Artists Coalition
, Chicago, Illinois, May 2May 22, 2014.Regina Mamou
(b. 1983, Southfield, Michigan) is a Chicago-based visual artist working at the intersection of photography, installation, writing, and research practices. Her work is tied to the search for unconventional aspects of locations that are predominantly psychological in nature and the aesthetics of place.
In 2009, she received a fifteen-month Fulbright fellowship to explore navigational methods and memory in Amman, Jordan. She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally. Selected exhibitions include Makan Art Space in Amman, Jordan (2010); Action Field Kodra's Eleventh Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki, Greece (2011); The Chicago Project online at Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago, Illinois (2012); and the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York, New York (2014). Her first solo exhibition, which was presented at the Historic Water Tower Gallery in Chicago, Illinois (201314), was named as an Artforum.com
Critic's Pick and received a recommended review by Newcity Art
. Mamou holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2007) and a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design (2005).