My thesis work focuses on traditional Pakistani folk music (Qawwali as a case study) and its role in and effort to return to Indigenous ways of thinking, communicating, and creating. I am offering Qawwali as a means of decolonizing both our design... More
In my study of movement, I’m exploring the processes by which Qawwali challenges your body, both physically and mentally.
Qawwali allows people to celebrate the way their bodies interact with the world around them, as individuals are conscious... More
Designing through improvisation, repetition, and collaboration.
Through my study of words, I created a series of letterforms through various different processes by extracting elements of Qawwali that inform its’ success in healing our... More
In my process of studying sounds, I aimed to create a collaborative storytelling process through the documentation of sounds. Specifically the sounds of creating.
This website would encourage people to use any materials available to them to... More
The artist/designer has identified that you are about to see work that may be troubling to some.
“'Listening here is not about finding solace. But the weight of the unknowable functions as a reminder that attunement demands listening again. As LaBelle notes, ‘according to an ethics tuned to the...”