Parsons Alum Amal Khan Named Artist in Residence at MAD

Parsons Alumn Amal Khan is currently the Museum of Art and Design’s (MAD) Artist in Residence.

Amal Khan is a multidisciplinary artist from Saudi Arabia. She utilizes multiple image-making processes, video, and sculpture to explore gender and identity politics, and to critique the idea of power and privilege in a male-dominant country. At MAD, Khan will explore the kaffiyeh, a traditional Middle Eastern male headdress, as an object to question what it means to abstract, appropriate, and reuse such a heavily loaded symbol. (From

Visit Khan every Tuesday at Artist Studios to view her work!