2023 Fellow

Ameen Wahba

Interdisciplinary Sound, Video, & Installation Artist

Ameen Wahba (he/him) is a multidisciplinary artist living in Omaha, NE, working primarily with sound, video, and installation. He has released a chapbook of poems and photos entitled Bear Witness To That Which and has toured nationally with the band Thick Paint (2020 OEAA winner for Outstanding Alternative/Indie). In 2019, he curated the group show Trope Honor through Amplify Art's Generator Grant - a multimedia group show featuring spoken work, music, and visual art. In 2020, Ameen presented a solo installation, The Day the Earth Started Healing Itself: A Mandatory Consciousness-Raising Group, through BFF's MAMO Gallery which included sound, film, and interactive space. Ameen has performed at Conspire Music and Arts Festival (2017, 2018), DIO Festival (Lincoln, NE, 2015, 2017), Omaha Under the Radar Festival (2019, 2022), Experimental Sound Studio’s Quarantine Concerts series (2021), and was responsible for sound and booking for the volunteer-run Gifford Park Neighborhood Market (2017-2019). He has been a Culture Work Fellow for Artstock, an art’s culture initiative in Omaha (2020-2021), and has participated in Omaha Under the Radar’s Soundry experimental music workshop series (2022). Outside of art, he is a practicing psychotherapist.

Follow Ameen on Instagram at: @ameenwahba

Portrait photo of Ameen Wahba

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