Now

What I’m Working On Right Now:

  • @ University of Liverpool as a  Research Assistant with Dr. Bethan Evans, studying the intersections between fatness, disability, and built space (specifically flying while fat).
  • @ Freelance Projects
    • — taking Animation Bootcamp with the School of Motion to beef up my skillset (thanks to crowdfunding by my friends!)
    • — awaiting news on a few different academic grants to create animations on a variety of topics! TBD pending grant approval!
    • — working on a logo for Body Home Fat Dance project by KT Kusmaul.
    • — working on a logo for an Indian florist wholesaler which lets me spend my afternoon looking at beautiful pictures of Indian flower markets!
    • — drawing Butts
    • — finally listing the last of the Rad Fatty Merit Badges
    • — 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:

  • 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’ve recently completed an animation on Flying while Fat that is 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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