Lecture, Global Emergent Media Lab, the Political Imaginaries of Media, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada



Panelist, The Future of Offline Media and Online Identities, Document Journal x Prada, Art Basel Miami, Florida, USA

Workshop, New York University, Kervokian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Archiving as Resistance & the ABC of Revolting, NY, NY, USA


ABC of Revolution, workshop, Hagop Kevorkian Centre, New York University, Fall 2018, New York, USA (password to view the above video: 1212)


ABC of Revolution, workshop, Hagop Kevorkian Centre, New York University, Fall 2018, New York, USA


Lecture, Photography and Resistance, Associate Professor of French Studies, Catherine Clarks’s course, Photography and Paris, Global Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA

Respondent, Daniel Bacchieri, #StreetMusicMap, Comparative Media Studies (CMSW), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA

Panelist, Imagined Borders, Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, South Korea

Lecture, Otis College of Art and Design, Emerging Curators Program, Los Angeles, USA

Masterclass: Archiving As Resistance, Media Lab Prado, Madrid, Spain

Panelist, “What Is the Archive?,” conference organized by the Municipal Archive of Lisbon, Portugal

Lecture, Open Documentary Lab, CMS/W, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA

Panelist, Ethics & Archiving the Web, conference organised by Rhizome, New Museum, New York City, NY, USA 

Artist talk, a conversation between curator Irene Campolmi and Lara Baladi, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, March, Copenhagen, Denmark

Panelist, Affect Me. Social Media Images In Art, organised by Dr Kerstin Schankweiler and Julia Honer, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany



Panelist, Resistance-by-recording: The Visuality and Visibility of Contentious Politics in Egypt, Syria, and Palestine, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences, Stockholm University, Sweden

Panelist, Arts Research Aesthetics: Questioning Aesthetics Symposium, La Virreina Centre de la Imatge La Rambla, Co-organized by EINA, University School of Design and Art, University of Barcelona and the Transdisciplinary Aesthetics Foundation, Barcelona, Spain

Nomination, Finalist for the Museum of Fine Arts Boston’s 2017 Maud Morgan Prize. Established in 1993 in honor of artist and teacher Maud Morgan (1903-1999), this biennial prize publicly celebrates the work of one exceptional Massachusetts woman artist whose career has made significant contributions to contemporary art discourse and practice in the state.

Art and Drones, Roundtable Seminar, Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg, Sweden

Archiving a Revolution: Public talk with artist Lara Baladi, Valand Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Panelist, Vox Populi and The Syrian Archive, Documenting Revolution and Conflict in the Digital Age, public debate at Eye Film Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Workshop, Access and Accessibility, Archiving Systems. University of Amsterdam and part of the As If/Vox Populi/The Syrian Archive, Tactical Media Connections public program, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Guest Lecturer, School of Global Affairs and Policy, Department of Law, American University of Cairo, Egypt



PanelistListening Interventions in the Middle East and North Africa conference at Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

Guest lecturer, Art and Politics in Postcolonial Africa, Associate Professor, Chika Okele-Agulu, MFA, PhD, Princeton University, department of Art & Archeology / Department of African American Studies, N.J., USA

Guest lecturer, Intro to Civic Media, Professor Sasha Costanza Chock of Civic Media and Principal Investigator, MIT, CMS/W, Cambridge, MA, USA

Guest lecturer, Women and Gender in the Middle East and Africa , Assistant Professor Lerna Ekmekcioglu, MIT school of humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, Cambridge, MA, USA

Panelist, Technology / Affect Space, a workshop exploring the politics and aesthetics of spaces such as Tahrir Square, moderated by Lucas Freeman with media theorist Eric Kluitenberg, professor of Emergent Media, Alessandra Renzi, media maker and professor of Civic Media Sasha Costanza Chock, MIT, ACT, Cambridge, MA, USA

Panelist, 5 Years After, Transmediale, Art & Digital Culture, moderated by Oliver Lerone Schultz, Berlin, Germany

Panelist, Tactical Media & the Archive, Transmediale, Art & Digital Culture, moderated by David Garcia and Erick Kluitenberg, Berlin, Germany



Guest Lecturer, Documenting Dissent, Professor Dalia Linssen, History of Art and Visual Culture Department, Photography Department, and Academic Affairs, RISD, Providence, R.I., USA        

Guest Lecturer, New Debates in Media, Professor Gabriele Trépagnier, MIT, CMS/W, Cambridge, MA, USA

Archiving a Revolution in the Digital Age, Middle East Institute, Washington DC, USA

Archiving A Revolution in the Digital Age, CIC, Cairo, Egypt



Notes from El Saniyya, open conversation & interactive event on Vox Populi, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, USA

Unrest: Art, Activism & Revolution, Helen Day art Center, Stowe, Vermont, USA

Organised Chaos, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA

Art and Conflict in the Arab Region, Open Society Foundation, New York City, USA

On Tahrir Cinema, Hacking Arts, Media Lab, MIT University, MA, USA

Archive as an Act of Resistance, keynote speaker, Radical Archives conference, New York University, New York City, USA

-->See also Archives and Ethics and Archives as Constellations

Archiving a Revolution in the Digital Age, Colomboscope Festival, Making History, Colombo, Sri Lanka



Archiving a Revolution in the Digital Age. Modern Heritage Observatory, American University, Beirut, Lebanon

Image & Revolution, a personal account, Shifting Sands conference, Art Space, Sydney and CACSA (Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia), Australia

Violence on Women, ZKM (Centre for Media), Karlsruhe, Germany

In Retrospect, Learning from Cairo conference. American University in Cairo, Egypt

Opening speech for the exhibition Cairo Open City, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany

On Archiving the Egyptian Revolution, Power in whose palm? Salzburg Global Seminar, Austria



Art & Revolution, Cornell University, NY, USA

Image & Revolution, Lacambre University, Brussels, Belgium

On Tahrir Cinema, MOMA PS1 (Museum of Modern Art), NY, NY, USA



On the Egyptian Revolution, Skidmore University, NY, USA

On the Egyptian Revolution, New York Abu Dhabi University, NY, NY, USA

Tweet, Mariam Ghani,  Radical Archives  conference, New York University, NY, 2014.

Tweet, Mariam Ghani, Radical Archives conference, New York University, NY, 2014.