EXHIBITIONS

 

June 2022
            Artist: Escapism: The Female Gaze exhibition, curated by Juna Hume Clark | Soft Projects, Ypsilanti, MI

 

April - May 2022

Artist: Deeply Rooted, curated by Sundus Abdul Hadi | Woman Made Gallery. Chicago, IL

December 2021-2022

Artist: APE Flat File Program | Available Potential Enterprises, Ltd. Northampton, MA

 

October 2021

Organizer: How to Cook a Wolf, curated by Alison Karasyk | CBA

Organizer: What the Butterfly Dragon Taught Me: Dimensional Stories in Paper: Colette Fu | CBA

Organizer: Impracticum: Mining Books on Color: JULM Studios | CBA

July 2021

Curator: There Where You Are Not: A Palestine Reading Room | Chinatown Soup, NYC

Organizer: Summer Reading, curated by Ann Tarantino & Lindsey Landfried | CBA

Curator: Imperfect Archiving/Archiving as Practice: Be Oakley / Genderfail | CBA

Organizer: 2020 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards: Aperture Foundation | CBA

April 2021

Organizer: Veiled Taxonomies: Betsy Stirratt | CBA

Organizer: Interspecies Futures [IF], curated by Oscar Salguero | CBA
Organizer: Lights, Tunnels, Passages & Shadows: Maureen Catbagan | CBA

January 2021

Organizer: Out of Sight, Beyond Touch, curated by Maryam Ghoreishi | CBA

Curator: New Book Art: Work from 2019 Artists in Residence | CBA

 

October 2020

Organizer: Americans Looking In, curated by Emilie Ahearn and Sherri Littlefield | CBA

Organizer: Morcos/Key Makes/Reads: Wael Morcos and Jon Key | CBA

Organizer: Construction Site: Viviane Rombaldi Seppey | CBA

 

January 2020

Organizer: I open my eyes and see myself under a tree laden with fruit that I cannot name. Curated by Lila Nazemian | CBA

Organizer: Remembering Walter Hamady: Selections from The Perishable Press. Curated by Kelsey King | CBA

Organizer: The Private Life of Rag Dolls: Faride Mereb | CBA

October 2019

Organizer: Walt Whitman’s Words: Inspiring Artists Today. Curated by Deirdre Lawrence | CBA

Curator: Witnessing Artist’s Books: Clarissa Sligh | CBA

July 2019

Organizer: Poetry is Not a Luxury, Curated by Maymanah Farhat | CBA

Organizer: The Reverse of Landscape: Catalina De La Cruz | CBA

Curator: The Traveling Artist: Journals by Lydia Rubio | CBA

April 2019

Organizer: Rising Together. Curated by College Book Art Association | CBA

Curator: New Book Art: Work from 2018 Artists-in-Residence | CBA

January 2019

Organizer: Politics of Place. Curated by Alexander Campos & Monica Oppen | CBA

Organizer: Dignidad: Maria Veronica San Martin | CBA

August 2018

Curator: Sacrifice: a traveling interfaith exhibition | New York, NY

April 2018

Curator: Qisas: Narratives of Resistance | New York, NY

March 2017

Co-Organizer: American Muslim art in Detroit (illMuslims) | Dearborn, MI

ENGAGEMENTS

August 2022
             Co-organizer: Meal8: Open Kitchen | Red Flower Collective, Governors Island, New York, NY

July 2022
             Moderating Artist: I was a point. I was a circle. Artist talk with Haifa Bint-Kadi | Warburton Galerie, Yonkers, NY 

 

February 2022

Co-organizer: Meal #6: Palestinian SoulAn afternoon of Palestinian home cooking, art and music, served 30+ guests a three course meal.
Co-curated with Erin Montanez & Tsohil Bhatia | Red Flower Collective

October 2021

Curator & Organizer: Enduring Apocalypse: A Performance Art Marathon. A 12 hour event showcasing 50 performance based works. | Independent

 

July 2021

Organizer: There Where You Are Not: A Palestine reading room. books, prints, and ephemera contextualizing aspects of the history and visual culture of Palestine

June 2021

Co-Curator & Co-Organizer: A Poetry Reading in the Sky // The Sky as in Palestine. Poetry reading / fundraiser / awareness event for Palestine. | Independent

 

May 2021

Organizer: Radical Legacies in Contemporary Creative Work​. A series of four conversations movement work from the perspective of Black artists and organizers from major cities throughout the US. 

Curated by Shani Peters and Joseph Cuillier III. | CBA

 

March 2021

Panel Moderator: Designing Poetry Chapbooks in the Book Arts | Queens College 

 

April 2020

Instructor: 7 Week Virtual Writing Workshop | Islamic Center at NYU

 

March 2020

Organizer: Between Heritage and Modernity: Three Panel Discussions on Arabic Typography with international experts in the field.

Curated by Dr. Nadine Chahine. | CBA

 

April 2019

Presenter: Re-Surfacing the “Abandoned Property”  with Palestine Festival of Literature | Jerusalem, Palestine

 

March 2019

Organizer: Women in Publishing: Three Panel discussions on the history and contributions of women in the US publishing world.

Curated by Sarah Kirk Hanley. | CBA

 

October 2018

Instructor: Healing Through The Arts | Islamic Center at NYU

 

June 2017

Presenter: Allied Media Conference: Community Filmmaking | Detroit

 

CIVIC LEADERSHIP & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

June 2022

Juror: 12Gates & PAAFF's Contemporary Video Art Exhibition

 

December 2020

 Judge: 2021 Grant Cycle for Literary Programs | Brooklyn Arts Council

 

December 2019

Judge: 2020 Grant Cycle for Literary Programs | Brooklyn Arts Council 

 

November 2019

Advisor: Contemporary Muslim Fashions | Cooper Hewitt Design Museum

 

June 2019

Artist: Iftar for IRAP Exhibition | New York, NY

 

November 2018

Judge: 2019 Grant Cycle for Literary Programs | Brooklyn Arts Council

 

January 2018

Fellow: Critical Muslim Studies School | Cape Town, South Africa