Now

What I’m Working On Right Now:

  • @ University of Liverpool as an Honorary Research Assistant with Dr. Bethan Evans, studying the intersections between fatness, disability, and built space (specifically flying while fat).
  • @ Freelance Projects
    • — Working on an animation for Professor Emma Tarlo at Goldsmiths, University of London, for her upcoming exhibition in June.
    • — Working on 4 short educational animations for Dr. Susan Morgan at University of Miami on Precision Medicine.
    • — preparing for my upcoming artists residency at Fish Factory Arts!
  • managing the Flying While Fat facebook community.
  • Working on one long-form and one short-form graphic memoir. Currently in the writing/planning stage.

Recently Completed Projects:

  • Created an animation on the topic “What is Intersectionality?” as a commission for Professor Peter Hopkins at Newcastle University.
  • Created a logo for Body Home Fat Dance project by KT Kusmaul.
  • Took Animation Bootcamp at the School of Motion to beef up my skillset (thanks to crowdfunding by my friends!
  • Worked with the University of Sheffield to give a 5 week animation workshop (July and August 2016) to participants in the Storying Relationships project. The project focuses on young British Pakistani Muslims and their exploration of relationships through storytelling. They completed a 3 minute animation over the course of the five weeks and were featured on BBC News!
  • Made a logo for the Do No Harm podcast!
  • in conjunction with University of Liverpool and DADA Fest (Deaf & Disability Arts Festival) in Liverpool in 2016, I completed an animation on Flying while Fat that exhibited at the Bluecoat Centre for Contemporary Arts and Tate Gallery, Liverpool in late November and early December 3rd, 2016. It was released online in early December and received 750,000 collective views and a round of mainstream press with a combined readership of nearly 2 million!

 

This page inspired by Derek Sivers’ idea of Now.

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