Mariam Ghani is an artist, writer, filmmaker, and teacher. Her research-based practice spans video, installation, photography, performance, and text. Ghani has collaborated with artist Chitra Ganesh since 2004 as Index of the Disappeared, an experimental archive of post-9/11 detentions, deportations, renditions, and redactions; with choreographer Erin Kelly since 2006 on the video series Performed Places; and with media archive collective Pad.ma since 2012 on the Afghan Films online archive. Her work has been exhibited, screened and published internationally. She teaches at CUNY and is a Visiting Artist at the Yale Law School.