Tina Tahir - Originally from southern Germany, Tina Tahir is currently a Chicago-based artist who works in a variety of media. Her work explores the concept of impermanence. Tahir’s temporal installations were shown, amongst others, at Gallery 400, the Hyde Park Art Center, Threewalls, Ballroom Projects, all in Chicago, Paul Watkins Gallery, Winona, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and SCA Contemporary Art & Artlab, Albuquerque. She received an MFA in Studio from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MA in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Tahir was the recipient of the ArtSlant Prize Second Prize. She is represented by Kasia Kay Art Projects in Chicago.