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Performance artist, writer and global agitator, Anida Yoeu Ali is a first generation Muslim Khmer woman born in Cambodia and raised in Chicago. Utilizing video, installation, sound, and performance. Her works investigate the artistic, spiritual and political collisions of a hybrid transnational identity. Anida is a 2011 U.S. Fulbright Fellow to Cambodia. Her video 1700% Project: Mistaken for Muslim with collaborator, Masahiro Sugano, won the 2010 Grand Prize award from the One Chicago One Nation Film Competition. The film blends narrative, music, and poetry to intervene against the racial profiling of Muslims in post-9/11 America. For more insights, please visit http://atomicshogun.com.