b.1994, Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan. Based in Manchester, UK.
My practice consists of autobiographical work presented in a documental manner through illustration, print making & self publishing. I create work surrounding culture, identity & portray issues that encompass sexuality, faith & mental health.
Currently: learning to exist in the 'in-between' of cultures & making (tangible) physical⌇printed matter.
- 2017⌇Creative50, Manchester International Festival.
- 2017⌇Feelings Press - A bedroom risograph press.
- 2016⌇Poor Pals Club - A space supporting & showcasing work by struggling, northern creatives.
- 2016 ⌇FEELINGS (on a film roll) - Monthly risograph photo-zine, with a souvenir.
- 2017⌇Intro to making mini zines, Fem Fest X Yonica Zine, Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds.
- 2016⌇Zine Making, Sapphormation Festival X The Proud Trust, LGBT Centre, Manchester.
- 2016⌇Mono Printing & Zine Making, Bunny Collective Residency.
- 2016⌇WARP Festival, Whitworth Art Gallery.
- 2016⌇Set Design, Cosmosis Festival.
- 2013⌇Creative Consultant, Manchester Art Gallery.
✎ Group Exhibitions:
- 2017⌇Seen & Unseen: Women of colour exploring representation X Reconnecting Arts, Lancashire.
- 2017⌇Radical Love: Female Lust, The Crypt Gallery, London.
- 2017⌇What Does Our Future Hold?, Polyester Zine X The Coven X Dream Wife, London.
- 2016⌇Pankhurst in the Park: Bunny Collective Artists in Residence X Alexandra Arts, Manchester.
- 2016⌇Wonder Women: 'What is She Wearing?, Instigate Arts, Manchester Art Gallery.
- 2015⌇Clandestine X Solo Arts, Holmeside Gallery, Sunderland.
- 2015⌇Soft Matter, Wonder Inn, Manchester.
⌓ Commissions and Collaborations:
- Chapess Zine no. 8
- Do What You Want Zine
- Girls Get Busy Zine no. 23
- Gut Flora: A Chapess Zine Collection
- Melanin Zine
- Papaya Press / Ache For Home
- Poor Lass Zine no.7 (cover)
- SHY BAIRNS no. 1
- Sugar Paper Zine
- Sula Journal
- Ube Zine
✎ Self publishing:
- Nov 2017⌇Caramel: like our skin, with Deena Khan.
- Jul 2017⌇Longing For Home, Issue 1.
- May 2017⌇Tesco Value Honey, with Najma Sardar.
- Oct 2016 ⌇ Human Sponge
- Aug 2016+⌇Feelings (on a film roll)
- Jun 2016 ⌇S(PACE) no. 1
- Jun 2016 ⌇Hallucinations
- Mar 2016⌇Home is where you are.
- Feb 2016 ⌇First Time.
- July 2015 ⌇Homeland.
- Sep 2015 ⌇After-effect, vol 2; Mother Tongue.
- Nov 2015⌇Bus Journey Blues.
- Jun 2014 ⌇After-effect, vol 1; Skin.
- Jan 2012 ⌇You Don’t Know How Lucky You Are.
- Aug 2011⌇Memoir