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MA Postcolonial Culture and Global Policy, Goldsmith’s College
BA Art and Design, University of Leeds

Bad Girls: Representations of Race and Gender in Popular Culture, Goldsmith's College

Residencies and Awards

  Castlefield Gallery Associate, 2023

Arts Council England: Developing Your Creative Practise

Warehouse 421 (Abu Dhabi) x Bombay Institute for Critical Analysis and Research (BICAR) – PRAXIS: Art and Philosophy in the Global Contemporary

Jupiter Woods: Herstories and Feminisms

Haramacy by Comm.un

a-n The Artists Information Company / The Freelands Foundation

Jerwood Bursaries Award

The White Pube Monthly Digital Takeover

Creative Mentor Network recipient

Selected Group Exhibitions

As We Gaze Upon Her, curated by Banat Collective, Warehouse 421, Abu Dhabi, UAE

ZAO TANG 2021, organised by Local Collective x STIGMA (digital)

WOMEN IN MY HISTORY PART II, The White Pube (Digital)

Can’t Win Don’t Try 7, CWDT, London, United Kingdom

Third Space II: An Exhibition of Diaspora Artists, Third Space, Cambridge, United Kingdom

ARTUMMAH, East of West Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

100 Years, Todays Women by We Are Here, LSE Library, London, United Kingdom

A River Flowing, East Of West Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Laundry Service Presents Memories, Protein Studios, London, United Kingdom

RIOTGAL, The Hospital Club, London, United Kingdom

Pesangeh (exhibition) Kurdistan, Diyarbakir, Kurdistan


How sound can be archived/How sound is forgotten, UCL, UK

Psychological impact of information circulation and archiving, LSE, UK

Humanities: Re/Orienting (in) the World, Northwestern University, USA

Engaged Gazing for Social Justice in Britain, The Good Immigrant, Regent's University & Seattle University, USA/UK

Archives and the Colonial Body, UCL, UK


Mou7i6 x Decolonial Hacker

London Short Film Festival: Collectively Doing It Differently by TAPE Collective, Rich Mix

Laundry Arts: Women, Memories & Monuments,
reading session, Design Museum

Working In The Creative Industries, panel by We Are Here, LSE 

“Memories”, panel by Laundry Arts, Protein Studios

V&A Friday Late: AZEEMA ANTI-ART SCHOOL. Art Class and Panel exploring decolonisation within school and museums
-Chair of panel

Self-Representation: Women of Colour in Publishing, hosted by Decolonise Sussex and USSU, University of Sussex


2023 - As We Gaze Upon Her, Banat Collective
2022 - Reference Point Issue 1
2021 - SEE THROUGH Issue 2, Marques Almeida
2021 - Nour Magazine, online
2020 - Popular Front, Issue 2
2020 - Bricks Magazine Issue 7
2019 - Hymen Magazine, Issue 4
2018 - Lungs Project, Issue 3
2017 - AZEEMA Magazine, Issue 2
2017 - Memories, by The Laundry Arts

Cited + mentioned: Mille World, Harper’s Baazar Arabia, DAZED, J-Deed, The Dots,
Pinterest, The Face, Bubble Gum Club, Elephant, It’s Nice That, Foundation FM,
Refinery29, East East, Nowness, PW Magazine, i-D, and more. 


Reference Point:
“The Archive is Becoming”

London Short Film Festival 2022:
“av û nan hevpar e di nav me de, tu xwişka min î û ez xwişka te me” (water and bread split between us - you are my sister and i am your sister)

AZEEMA Online:
“‘3eib! What will people think?’ - Sarah Bahbah's journey to liberation”

The West Asian and North African Woman’s Art Library:
Archives and the Colonial Body

Research essay:
“A Study Of Imprisonment As An Institutional Method Of Oppression Towards Kurdish Women In Turkey”

AZEEMA Issue 3:
“Undocumented Women in Britain”
“A Reflection On The Contemporary Orientalisation Of Kurdish Women And On Their Modalities of Resistance”


The WANAWAL presents WANA film screening in collaboration with "Uncovering the Archive" by Mayday Rooms and Iniva, 2023

INDEX Public Program: Sharing memories over Kurdish cuisine, Institute of International Visual Arts (iniva), Stuart Hall Library, 2023

 Women Artists of the Northeast Library + The West Asian and North African Woman’s Art Library, Workshop, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, 2022