Hiba Ali

Hiba Ali is a new media artist and writer based in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She holds two undergraduate degrees from the School of the Art Institute Chicago with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film, Video, New Media and Animation and a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Critical Studies. She has worked with diverse populations and community organizing and employs digital technology in ways that empower people. Her sculptural installations focus on the history of objects that are produced from global circuits and their embedded codes, encompassing both the technological and sociological. She is a graduate student at UT Austin pursuing her MFA degree in Transmedia. She has exhibited in Chicago (IL), New York (NY), Istanbul (TR), Detroit (MI), Ann Arbor (MI), Toronto (CA), London (UK) and Dubai (UAE).


Postcolonial Language

2016, 25:00 minutes, colour, English

A Proposal for Anti-Drone Architecture: Shura City

2013, 05:48 minutes, colour, English


2013, 03:49 minutes, colour, English

Critical Writing

Autotheory: Hiba Ali, Madelyne Beckles, Thirza Cuthand, Andrew...
by Chelsea Rozansky. C Magazine, 2019, no. 141.