During the pandemic, there's become an increasing urgency to consider what the future holds, and how we can bridge the old world with the new. Multidisciplinary artist Fariha Róisín will join us for Art Responders and talk about "the importance of honoring death while living a full life..." She says, "Where we remember upholding justice and peace (in the face of so much brutality of the world) is a vital part of how we evolve."
Fariha Róisín was born in Ontario, Canada. She was raised in Sydney, Australia, and is based in Brooklyn, New York.
Róisín’s work exists at the intersections of her identity as a queer, Muslim, South Asian woman interested in spirituality, race and pop culture. Her writing has been featured in The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, and Allure. She has also pioneered a refreshing and renewed conversation about wellness, contemporary Islam and queer identities.
She is the author of the poetry collection How To Cure A Ghost (2019), as well as the novel Like A Bird (2020).
Art Responders is a weekly series with a mix of extraordinary musicians, artists, comics, and writers grappling with themes of loss, grief and death and processing what it means to be human in this moment, sharing new work inspired by this moment we're in.