b.1994, Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan. Based between Manchester and Glasgow, UK.
Illustrator and zine maker exploring the themes of home, community, identity and mental health. They deconstruct and translate daily feelings, conversations and intimate thoughts into self-published printed matter using Risography. Their practice also involves encouraging collaboration, skill-sharing and community engagement through DIY culture, aiming to platform marginalised voices and diversifying DIY spaces.
2017+⌇Publisher, Tender Hands Press
2017+⌇Co-curator + Designer, Over Here Zine Fest
2017+⌇Workshop facilitator, MAKE STUFF
2017-19⌇Teaching Assistant, Manchester School of Art
2016-17⌇Founder, Poor Pals Club
☞ For workshops, commissions or a chat:
(bookings for editorial illustration/community projects/workshops for 2019 are now available from 30th March)
✎ Self published zines:
2019, Jul⌇It Comes in Waves
2018, Nov⌇Longing For Home, issue ll
2018, Sep⌇Caramel: Like Our Skin, with Deena Khan.
2018, Apr⌇(filling the) VOID
2018, Mar⌇Shadow play
2017, Dec⌇ Not A Real Person Yet
2017, Sep⌇Longing For Home, issue l
2017, May⌇Tesco Value Honey, with Najma Sardar.
2016, Sep ⌇ Human Sponge
2016-18, Aug⌇Feelings (on a film roll)
2016, Jun ⌇S(PACE) no. 1
2016, Feb ⌇First Time
2015, Jul ⌇Homeland
2015, Sep ⌇After-effect, vol II, Mother Tongue
2014, Jun ⌇After-effect, vol I, Skin
2012, Jan ⌇You Don’t Know How Lucky You Are
2010, Aug⌇Personal Qualities NOT Defined By Exams
✎ Published elsewhere:
✎ Collaborative zines:
2018, Dec⌇Brain Dump 2 X Illustration @NUA
2018, Oct⌇I Belong Here X Asia Triennial Manchester 2018
2018, Jun⌇Brain Dump X MAKE STUFF
2018, May⌇Dear Future Me X MAKE STUFF
2017, Jul⌇OH X Intern Mag
2016, Nov⌇What These Hands Have Done X The Proud Trust/Sapphormation Festival 2016
2016, Oct⌇Revolting X Raised By Feminists
✄ Selected Group Exhibitions:
2017⌇Seen & Unseen: Women of colour exploring representation X Reconnecting Arts, Lancashire.
2017⌇Radical Love: Female Lust, The Crypt Gallery, London.
2019⌇Brain Dump 3, Zine Making, Duplicate Self-Publishing Fair X BAAAD Press, Eastside Projects, Birmingham.
2018⌇Self-care RISO journals + zine making, Rabbit Road Press, London.
2018⌇Longing For Home zine making, ISM, Liverpool.
2018⌇DIY Culture and zines, PechaKucha Vol.22, Manchester.
2016⌇Mono Printing, Bunny Collective Residency, Manchester.
✄ Community Projects:
2018, Mar⌇Active Citizen’s CHAI Project, Oldham Coliseum, Oldham.