Creating  Space (2019 - )
Creating  Space is a community-engaged workshop led collaboratively with Ferozan Nasiri, using arts-based methods to negotiate and implement strategies to challenge accepted narratives projected onto Iranian and Afghan communities. The workshop is carefully designed to provoke discussions, definitions, inquiry, and possible resolutions about first and second Afghan and Iranian generation place-making, creating third space and respective futurisms.
This travelling workshop could not have been made possible without financial support from Rising Youth Grant and Ethnocultural Art Histories Research (EAHR). Special thanks to Afghan Youth Engagement and Development Initiative (AYEDI) and Taklif تکلیف for providing community support.
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Documentation of workshop with guest speakers Nasim Asgari and Neela Imani presented at Daniels Spectrum, Toronto. Photo documentation by Ali Forouzanfar.