Nooshin Hakim ,born in Qazvin, Iran is a performative sculptor currently based in Minneapolis, MN as teaching faculty at the University of Minnesota. She received her BFA from the Tehran University and excelled in graduate studies at Texas Tech University in Sculpture before receiving her MFA from the University of Minnesota. She is currently artist fellow of Weisman museum of art.
Lined within her work are reflections of social environment and the border and gaps expressed through installation and performance. The space between the body and the space within and around that body she likes to explore. At the root of her work are socio political issues which are in constant flux.