ARSHIA HAQ

  • RESIDENCY DATES : May 15th 2016 to Jun 15th 2016 | Nov 2nd 2106 to Nov 30th 2016
  • PRACTICE : Visual Arts
  • FROM : USA/India
  • TWITTER : @_discostan_
  • INSTAGRAM : @arunairani

Haq's first film, (Re)-collection, was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, the Flaherty Seminar, MOMA New York as part of the Tomorrowland exhibition, UC Irvine‚Äôs Global Visions Program, Copenhagen International Documentary Festival, Centre Georges Pompidou, and the Pacific Film Archive. Professionally, she has worked in the editorial department on the Academy-Award nominated short film Buzkashi Boys and Emmy-Awarded documentary Made in LA. Narrative threads include migration, celebration, warfare, nostalgia, homeland, borders, often within realms of Islamic influence, through the lenses of timeless traditional forms, the kaleidoscopic reinventions of pop culture, and everything in between and beyond. Most recently, she was awarded funding as a cultural programmer within the Los Angeles/Islam Arts Initiative, a citywide program integrating 30 cultural institutions showcasing traditional and contemporary art from multiple Islamic regions and their significant global diasporas. She is also a recipient of the AIR New Voices Scholarship for 2015 granted to groundbreaking voices in public media. Read more at dublab.com.