Maryam Ladoni

Maryam Ladoni is a photo-based artist living in the USA. She received an MA degree in photography from University of Art in Iran. Currently, she is an MFA candidate (2020) in photography at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She also works as a Persian Language lecturer in the language department and as photographer in Division of the Art at UW-Madison.
Her art practice was started in 2015 with the collection Abandoned: Photos from Iran after the War. In this project, she travelled to her hometown in order to visualize places and people which reminded the memories of her war effected childhood. Her art work has been exhibited nationally including International Center of Photography Mausam in New York and Overture Gallery in Madison.