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  • CCLAP Project Project/ions Images from the Cross Cultural Live Arts project Live Art Performance on Gendered/Feminist Notions of Rites Oct 2014 organised by Something Human. Projecting images of South Asian migration onto my gender(ed) non conforming body whilst performing rites, exploring the connection between history, memory and contemporary identity in the diaspora.   Photos by alikati | Copyright Something Human 2014
  • Kink, Culture, Conflict Work in progress Stills from my collaborative photo shoot with fierce photographer Ajamu X. I am building this work into a live sculptural performance expressing ‘kink, culture, conflict’ focusing on sexuality and gender in necropolitical times, which will be premiered at exhibitions ‘Ruptures’ London and ‘Trans/form’ Bristol in Nov 2015. This work investigates the colonial connections to the trade ...
  • Visual Activisms Residency Berlin Art+Resistance. Visual Acts, Queer Interventions, and Activism – 11-17th July 2015 Solo and Collaborative work with Rena Onat, Iris Rajanayagam and Noah Sow.   Inject/ed: Self(ie) Determination In response to The Homosexualität_en exhibition at  Schwules museum and Deutsches Historiches Museum that ‘documents 150 years of the history, politics and culture of homesexual women and men in Germany’. I decided ...
  • In the Seam – Link Gallery An exhibition exploring the theme of cultural identity and diaspora, within the framework of contemporary art. Showcasing different viewpoints by 12 artists across the UK on a variety of issues that arise when cultures merge. Artists Include : Asma Shatwan Callum Pepper Ciarán Hodgers Raju Rage & Rasia Kabir Rebecca Ishaque Lloyd Forse Nadia Abdouni Younes Qainaat Irfan Sabika Hassan Saffina Bhatti Samela Otovic Curated by Qainaat Irfan. Apr 21 ...
  • ‘Decolonising Art and Visual Culture – a qtipoc critique’ Lecture My first Independent Scholar lecture in Frankfurt as part of the Queer lecture Series  ‘Knowledges….New Knowledges’ organised by the Autonomous ASTA-gay speech of Johann Wolfgang of Goethe University. I wore my specially crafted QTIPOC History patch, designed by artist Rudy Lowe and facilitated a lecture that highlighted the main issues faced by QTIPOC artists and then in response, ...

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