I am a handful.
I am an artist, potter, cook, gardener, educator, programme curator, project manager and culinary researcher. Interested in urban research, materiality, and alchemy, I work within these realms to create social impact.
I earned my MA in Curatorial Practice from the Bath School of Art and Design (2012), and my BFA in Sculpture from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design (2009). I previously led and developed the community programme at Sharjah Art Foundation, and I currently develop education projects independently and in collaboration with institutions including Art Jameel, Warehouse 421, and the Beacon House National Trust University. I was a culinary navigator, podcast host and researcher with Frying Pan Adventures, the co-founder and curator of Forsa School; a community school for creative professionals designed to navigate these tumultuous times, the co-founder and curator of The Alchemy of Dyeing; an educational and research platform dedicated to alchemical and organic colour-making, the co-founder and curator of Daftar Asfar; an artist sketchbook publishing platform.
I have presented my work at Art Dubai (2019, 2020) as part of UAE NOW and CAD 8.0. I was also a fellow at SEAF and Inland Academy.
My ceramics are currently represented by Beyyn (London).
Photo Courtesy Shanavas Jammaludin, Sharjah Art Foundation (2017).
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