On September 1 2021, the Texas state legislature adopted State Bill 8, which allows private individuals to sue anyone aiding women in accessing abortions. We invited some of WAM’s past artists-in-residence to offer their reflections and commentary on this Texas law in images and/or text.
Read an introduction to this series of artists’ responses to the legislation by Curator for Creative Collaboration Boris Oicherman.
Nooshin Hakim Javadi works at the intersection of sculpture, installation, and performance. As an Iranian now living in the United States, Javadi’s practice investigates the material culture of conflict, displacement, and transition, considering how these experiences are internalized by the body. She received her BFA in Sculpture from Tehran University and an MFA from the University of Minnesota in Visual Arts with a minor in Projection Design.