Candace Williams and I collaborated on this print featuring her poem “Black Sonnet”. We used a paper lithography process for it’s inky textures—to bring it from the digital space to paper. We made three variations of this print. Singing Saw Press will distribute copies of this print in a limited edition portfolio of broadsides called PARALLAX. Last […]
Chapbooks and Writing
Wrapped up a class at Parsons School of Design called Chapbooks and Writing. It was an amazing experience–a constant exchange of creativity and knowledge. I invited poets to talk about their process in collecting a body of work. Sahar Muradi introduced her chapbook Gates and taught the ghazal poetic form. Candace Williams read from her chapbook […]
Talk at WSW
I had the fortune of teaching a screenprinting workshop at Women’s Studio Workshop’s 2017 Summer Art Institute. My workshop was titled, Visual Poetry. While I was there I witnessed WSW’s talented interns make things happen. Shout outs to Serena Hocharoen for assisting me in the printshop. And El Horsfall for putting this video interview together.
My prints are featured at City Lore Gallery, part of Poetic Voices of the Muslim World. The exhibition highlights the poetic traditions from four major language areas — Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Urdu — and introduces poetry from Asia, Africa, and diasporic communities in the United States.
In November 2015, I was a resident artist at Arquetopia in Puebla, Mexico. I lived, worked and explored with four talented women artists. I screen printed my latest word on fabric purchased at the bustling town square–zócalo. Emily Millichip made two shirts from the printed fabric.
Poison, written by Nadia Anjuman in the Summer of 2001 in Herat, Afghanistan. I letterpress printed her original Farsi poem alongside an English translation by Diana Arterian and Marina Omar in September, 2015. I printed this to honor all the women who have been murdered in Afghanistan and beyond in misogynist societies. To read more of […]
This screenprint is an ode to Sister Corita Kent. I made it in June at Women’s Studio Workshop.It is in reference to this print of her’s:tender be – part one – sr. william, 1964Learn more:tender be – part one – sr. william archived at Harvard Art Museums with Inscriptions and MarksAn Artist Who Sees Holiness in Wonder […]