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Rhythm and the Monstrous: A Diary Manifesto for Oil Painters
The invisible threads that form identity politics are especially messy today. Through the lens of a transnational/intersectional/feminist sensibility, my thesis paper and body of work weaves influences from both visual ...
Nice to "Meet" You
This paper accompanies the key manifestation of my research at York University: the solo thesis exhibition entitled, Nice to ‘Meet’ You, installed at Gales Gallery from March 30th to April 3rd, 2015. My research explores ...
Resistance of Hidden Voices
Most women, in my home country, Iran, mainly from lower and middle classes, do not have the same opportunities as women here in Canada. They are struggling even in their daily lives. One of the main reasons for this resides ...
Dubious Cosmology: A Photo/Sculptural Rendition of Landscape and Modern Myth
Dubious Cosmology is a series of photographs and sculptures that examine the visual portrayal of landscape and science fiction in contemporary Western culture. The work considers why human beings feel the need to have a ...
Encountering This: Orange Peel and Onion Skin
Attention with care given to the other is at the core of my practice. Encountering This; Orange Peel and Onion Skin contains accounts of encounters with this and considers my relationship and understanding of this. This ...
Radical Vernaculars: Experiments with Tradition between Politics and Performance
This dissertation focuses on four collective projects that take “tradition” as a starting point for creative experiments in performance practice. All of these disparate projects are based in early 21st-century settler-colonial ...
Prejudice in Venus Traces the Roots of Black Female Iconography
This paper aims to verify how a ‘freak’ show performer named The Venus Hottentot of the early 1800’s in England and in France, came to symbolize the sexualized view of the black female icon today. My thesis production of ...
Halfling is a feature length screenplay following Azra, a young girl who embarks on a journey across a dystopian future-land to protect her people and ask for help from the Grim, a people she has been taught are monsters.
A Late Thaw
A Late Thaw is an eighteen-minute drama based on the loss of my boyfriend in an ice climbing accident when I was nineteen. The film is largely a poetic exploration of love, grief, and hope. The narrative is fictionalized ...
Shot in Russian with English subtitles, Liompa is a fifteen-minute dramatic film based on the 1928 short story by Russian novelist Yuri Olesha (1899-1960). "Liompa" explores the relationship between an individual and the ...