Yasser Aggour

Department of Transmedia

Associate Professor, Art Photography
Director of Graduate Studies

Yasser Aggour
yaggour@syr.edu

118C Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse, NY 13244-1210



Yasser Aggour is an artist who works in a wide range of media. He uses humor, political critique, cultural appropriation, and perverse absurdity to probe society.

His work has been exhibited widely, including the Irish Museum of Modern Art, University Art Museum in Albany, and Art-in-General in New York. He has degrees from Yale (M.F.A. in sculpture), the London School of Economics (MSc in government), and the University of California (B.A. in politics and fine art). He teaches courses in the photography area along with courses in performance art, the history of art, and photography and cinema.

Education

  • M.F.A., Yale University
  • MSc, London School of Economics
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz