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The opening performance at the New Radicalisms festival in Rotterdam. HaRaKa Platform presents the ‘Cabaret of the Colonies’, straddling humor, glamor, trash and political angst all at once. After years of playing with the convention, aesthetics and forms of political-cabaret, a genre that shaped contemporary performance...

There are two main weather events that make headlines in the United Arab Emirates: sandstorms and rainstorms.   Lately, there has been more rainfall than ever before in the UAE due to cloud seeding operations by the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM). Cloud seeding attempts to increase...

Early this year I was invited by Wizara, a blockchain-based platform for Asian, African and Arab artists and the diaspora, to create a series for their inaugural NFT exhibition titled, "Arqaam."  I created "Looking Glass," a series of three 10-second video loops exploring the ways...

Leonardo Rojas, or DJ PHO, is a DJ and music producer from Bogotá, Colombia currently based in Dubai. For PHO's EP titled "Hidden Gems Vol. 1," he invited several artists to collaborate on the visuals for each song. I was invited to create a visual...

Director Valeriya Golovina asked me to design a film poster for her new documentary, "Mawhialeo Ote Alowha" which means "Our Love" in Tokelauan. The story tells of a couple, Mel and Avito, who left the comfort of their island home, Tokelau, to migrate to New...

Hekayah - The Story is an annual event that brings together the local community to celebrate the National Day of the United Arab Emirates. It is a night of poetry, music and performances that celebrate the culture diversity as well as heritage of the UAE. This...

De Piel a Piel by Rossana Favero is a book combining prose and poetry to explore the stories told by our bodies through tattoos. What does it mean to scar one's body with ink?   I drew the illustrations that accompany the text. I also worked on...

I was asked to design the visuals for Kuwaiti group Boom.Diwan for their concert on the main stage of the Mother of the Nation Festival in Abu Dhabi in March 2019. Boom.Diwan is a fusion ensemble that is inspired by Kuwaiti pearl diving music, and is...