Unfinished: “New Prints 2022/winter”, January 20–March 26, 2022, New York

Honored to be a part of “Unfinished: New Prints 2022/winter” at International Print Center New York @ipcny . Thank you @queerarchivework Queer.Archive.Work (QAW) for believing in my work and awareness in representing marginalized communities.

#repost IPCNY is very excited to be bringing Queer.Archive.Work (QAW)’s perspective as the jury of the 65th iteration of New Prints with the theme unfinished. This was conceived of by QAW and announced alongside the open call, soliciting works that stepped away from traditions of polish and perfection and instead expressed incompleteness, illegibility, risk, and queerness, among other themes.

About the Jury : Queer.Archive.Work, Inc. (QAW) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) reading room, publishing studio, and community space serving Providence, RI and beyond. QAW was incorporated in the State of Rhode Island on March 2, 2020 to support artists and writers with free, open access to space and resources for experimental publishing, with a special focus on queer practices. QAW includes a non-circulating library of books, zines, tools, objects, and downloadable files, a risograph printer, shared studio space (with Binch Press), and digital meeting spaces. Programming includes studio residencies, open studios, workshops, publishing, and online queer hangouts. QAW strives to be accountable, to center marginalized voices through intersectional work, and to cultivate anti-racist, safe platforms for independent, queer publishing.

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YOUR OWN STORY, DESIGN TORONTO, JAN 21–JAN 30 2022

‘Your Own Story’ is an exhibition ( https://designto.org/event/your-own-story/ ) by Imran Jatoi about queer identities.

The intent of ‘Your Own Story’ is to encourage understanding of queer and marginalized individuals. Focus is placed on how every piece is created by sense of design and articulation of imagery. The resulting works deal with the sense of accepting identity in a metaphor of branding personal image. The symbolic representation is created by taking references of objects in such a way, in which observers can engage themselves and relish the intimate fluidity.

My short film PINK WATER has been accepted into the Cinema of Nations Film Festival, in Berlin!

Hey everyone! Pink Water was a short film made in quarantine, over the development of several weeks. This was the first short film I’ve produced and directed with such a freestyle structure. I’m certainly eager to get back to a more organized approach for my next film, yet making Pink Water was a fantastic exercise in artistic freedoms, accepting change, and at last turn down all the psychological weight we had paving the way to creation.

The CINEMA OF NATIONS is organized by THE WORLD CINEMA ALLIANCE e.V

Event Date

December 25, 2021

The spirit of the Cinema of Nations is one of celebration of human soul putting back humanity threatened at the very center of life. Its aim is to emulate creativity in cinema and share it equally among all human beings and focus attention on works of quality in order to encourage the practice of cinema in all the countries of the world. https://cinekina.wixsite.com/cinemaofnations2021/home

Dust

In the event that you’ve not been straightforward with what your identity is, your work won’t convey the effect that it needs to create any degree of reaction in your viewers You need to make things that you are actually intrigued by, or the whole undertaking is probably going to be unsuitable to everyone interested. In case you are making art that you actually consider to be new, notable, and energizing, you are assured to be more joyful making it, and that inventive sparkle of bliss is something that will sparkle all through your work.

Above work of art gives a glimpse into the intensely emotional scene of a queer imagination.

Self-glory /Self-recovery /Loving possessions /Deep inclination

Description of work:  Being pleased with yourself can offer significance to what you do and how you carry on with your life, which is the reason it’s so critical to commend yourself at whatever point you’ve accomplished something, regardless of how enormous or little it is.

Description of work:  Feeling glad for yourself will just inspire you to push ahead with your present moment and long-term objectives, in this manner expanding your sensation of happiness.

Description of work:  Maybe you do have far to go, perhaps you’ve recently started — yet that doesn’t mean you can’t as of now feel pleased with yourself.

Description of work: Investing pride in oneself doesn’t really liken to being egoistic. It doesn’t imply that we are looking down on others to feel like we’re on the highest point of the world.

Cross-dressing: for some it truly implicates to dress for successful gender articulation

The term cross-dressing (transvestism) is typically utilized (yet not generally) to mention to cisgender, hetero men who wear apparel and embellishments that are viewed as female or related with females. People may cross-dress for no particular reason, for political intentions, for sexual reasons, or to amuse. They may dress that way full time, incidentally, or just in private. Cross-dressing itself isn’t viewed as a problem, yet in certain individuals cross-dressing manners might damage in effect and personal satisfaction and additionally bring about tension and anxiety. However, individuals who cross dress might encounter social reaction for opposing gendered assumptions. While certain individuals who cross dress might encounter restraint, many don’t, and an approach to help somebody who cross dresses is to underscore that it’s a type of articulation, not something that a specific requirements to survive or repel.

The term transvestite or transvestism (cross-dress or cross-dressing) is occasionally wrongly used to talk about to an individual who recognizes as transsexual (or transgender, though this term has plunged out of broad use), when, indeed, the two identities are completely unique. Individuals who cross dress regularly have a consistent gender identity, while an individual who is transgender relates to a gender that doesn’t coordinate with the biological sex that individual was allotted at birth. Transvestism (cross-dressing) and gender identity are two unique, separate identities, and wearing the garments that are related with the gender that an individual classifies with is not considered cross dressing.

Female impersonators, referred to conversationally as drag queens (a male impersonator would be known as a drag king), are frequently called transvestites, yet this situation is unique, as well, in that female impersonators for the most part dress in ladies’ clothing, or drag, to engage a group of people. Individuals who practice transvestism (cross-dressing) regularly dress in drag secretly, and not for the amusement of others. The people who cross-dress, regardless of whether freely or in private, do as such to communicate parts of their identity that might be conflicting with their regular, socially endorsed gender expression, and not really out of misery, distinguishing proof with an alternate gender, or with the end goal of sexual excitement or delight. Nor is transvestism (cross-dressing) fundamentally identified with a person’s sexual orientation. Certain individuals wrongly accept that people who practice transvestism (cross-dressing) are homosexuals: Research shows that a larger part of people who distinguish as cross dresser are hetero men who dress in females’ clothing to communicate an inward womanliness or want to be viewed as wonderful.

Clothes are attires and can be a type of self-articulation, yet for some the craving to dress as somebody of the other gender can be predominantly solid, to the point that is all they envision. They start by making it an interest because of it being so offensive, it is energizing and presumably stimulating to some who are new to the activity, yet over the long run it then, at that point turns into a piece of their life, the underlying feeling can melt away a little and they don’t consider it any diversely to part of their standard closet. No one truly can give a perfect brief answer concerning why one needs to cross-dress. There have been numerous speculations with respect to the longing yet just the wearer genuinely knows where it originates from and every wearer has various reasons. In any case, frequently it’s a longing to feel better in their attire to give them a feeling of direction inside themselves. If that makes sense. It can fluctuate from home interest to full time progress wearing without the longing to change sex.

Rules for fools / Draw what you hide / Series

Identity is simply the manner in which we see and express ourselves. Dynamics and circumstances that an individual is born into the world with like gender, ethnic legacy, sex, or one’s body, regularly assume a part in characterizing one’s identity. However numerous parts of an individual’s persona change all through their life. Individuals’ encounters can adjust how they see themselves or are seen by others. Alternately, their identities likewise impact the choices they make: Individuals pick their companions, embrace certain styles, and adjust themselves to political convictions dependent on their identities.

“Together for all” Montreal Festival 2021, Canada, August 9 to 15

My work “Acts of expression”& “Supposed to do” exhibited Under the theme “Together for all”, this exhibition attempts to instill a wave of hope and creativity to nurture and inspire solidarity and a presence of growing allies in the world.

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All the works in this exhibition are for sale.
For any questions, please write to info@gallea.ca.

Come visit the exhibition in person on Sainte-Catherine Street in the heart of the Village of Montreal, from August 9 to 15, 2021.