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Naeem Mohaiemen

NAEEM MOHAIEMEN is a writer and visual artist ( This excerpt is translated from the essay "Social Realism's Truth Quest."


DISAPPEARED IN AMERICA is an ongoing project by Visible Collective/Naeem Mohaiemen that uses films, installations, and lectures to trace migration impulses, hyphenated identities, and the post-9/11 security panic. Excerpts of the project have been shown at various venues, including the 2006 Whitney Biennial.

Escaping the Missionary Position

Once upon a time, so we heard, the white male photographer would arrive and set up base at the Hotel Sheraton. In the afternoon, he would snap the slum conveniently located near the hotel.


The Brooklyn Rail

APRIL 2023

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