Dahn Hiuni is a New York-based multidisciplinary artist. His work spans the fields of theater, performance art, visual art, and graphic design. Mr. Hiuni’s work has been presented at such New York venues as The Fringe Festival/Soho Playhouse, P.S. 122, Franklin Furnace, Mixed Greens, Artists Space, Metro Pictures, Cooper Union and Thread Waxing Space. Other exhibition and performance venues include the Cleveland Performance Art Festival, the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Lancaster Museum of Art. His solo performance TWENTIETH CENTURY ART is part of the permanent collection of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Mr. Hiuni's work has also appeared in the New York Times, the Huffington Post and Playbill. Mr. Hiuni is the recipient of an Excellence in Playwriting Award from the New York International Fringe Festival, an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Major Artist Grant, and an Artist of Extraordinary Ability green card from the United States Government. Mr. Hiuni has taught at Pratt Institute, FIT, Hofstra, Bucknell, SUNY, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art, and at the National Theatre School of Canada. He holds an MFA in art and an interdisciplinary PhD (Art History/ Art Education/ Performance Studies), both from Penn State. He is adjunct professor of art at School of Visual Arts, Empire State College and Hudson County Community College.
In recent years, in response to a worldwide resurgence of antisemitism and delegitimization campaigns against his native country, Mr. Hiuni has become an ardent pro-Israel activist. He uses his unique combination of artistic, theatrical and activist skills to combat bias and discrimination. Dahn Hiuni is son of the late Amatsia Hiuni, Cannes Festival award-winning film producer and pioneer of the Israeli film industry.