Hasan Elahi works with issues in surveillance, privacy, migration, citizenship, technology, and the challenges of borders. His work has been presented in numerous exhibitions at venues such as SITE Santa Fe, Centre Georges Pompidou, Sundance Film Festival, and at the Venice Biennale. Elahi has spoken to audiences as diverse as the Tate Modern, and presented to broadly diverse institutional audiences, including: the American Association of Artificial Intelligence, International Association of Privacy Professionals, TED Global, and the World Economic Forum. His work is frequently covered in the media and has appeared on Al Jazeera, Fox News, and on The Colbert Report. In addition to the Creative Capital Award in 2006, his awards include grants from the Art Matters Foundation in 2011, and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2016. In 2014, he was Artist-in-Residence at Shangri-La/Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art and in 2009, Resident Faculty at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He is currently Professor and Director of the School of Art at George Mason University.