Evar Hussayni
Kurdish Multi-Disciplinary Artist
b. 1993



Education:

2020 - Bad Girls: Representations of Race and Gender in Popular Culture, Goldsmith's College 

2017-2019 - MA Postcolonial Culture and GlobalPolicy (Distinction), Goldsmith’s College

2011-2014 - BA Art and Design, University of Leeds

Exhibitions:

2020 - WOMEN IN MY HISTORY PART II, The White Pube (Digital)

2019 - Can’t Win Don’t Try 7, CWDT, London, United Kingdom

2019 - Third Space II: An Exhibition of Diaspora Artists, Third Space, Cambridge, United Kingdom

2018 -ARTUMMAH, East of West Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

2018 - Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom

2018 - 100 Years, Todays Women by We Are Here, LSE Library, London, United Kingdom

2018 - A River Flowing, East Of West Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

2017 - Pirates Live by RoadGals, Richmix, London, United Kingdom

2017 - Laundry Service Presents Memories, Protein Studios, London, United Kingdom

2017 - Our Naked Truths, Collective, London, United Kingdom

2017 - RIOTGAL, The Hospital Club, London, United Kingdom

2016 - Meet The Artists Pop-Up Exhibition, Hoxton Arches Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2016 - ARTROOMS2016 Art Fair, Le Dame Art Gallery at Melia White House, London, United Kingdom

2016 - Capital Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2015 - Pesangeh (exhibition) Kurdistan, Diyarbakir, Kurdistan

2014 - Tales of A Genocide Art Auction, London, United Kingdom

2012 - Group Show, Leeds Student Union, Leeds, United Kingdom

2011 - ArtOfficial, Leeds, United Kingdom

2008 - Image & Identity, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom


Residency and Bursary:

2020 - Jupiter Woods Residency - Herstories and Feminisms

2020 - Haramacy by Comm.un

2020 - a-n The Artists Information Company / Freelands Foundation 2020 

2020 - Jerwood Bursaries 2020 Award

2020 - Creative Mentor Network recipient 

2020 - The White Pube Monthly Digital Takeover


Curation:

2020 - The West Asian and NorthAfrican Woman's Art Library (thewanawal.com)

2019 - Programme and Events atThe Mosaic Rooms (Feb-Dec)

2017 - 'Society and Culture'exhibition by Meet The Artists/Creative Debuts curated by Evar Hussayni, TheBlack & White Building, London, United Kingdom

2016 - Exhibition Assistant -Are We All Human(E)?, P21 Gallery, London, United Kingdom


Publications:

2020 - The WANAWAL - Archives and the Colonial Body 

2020 - Popular Front, Issue 2

2020 – Bricks Magazine Issue 7

2019 - Hymen Magazine, Issue 4

2018 - Azeema Magazine, Issue 3

2018 - Lungs Project, Issue 3

2017 - Azeema Magazine, Issue 2

2017 - Memories by Laundry Arts


Other:

2020 - Ted Baker x CMNCollaboration

2020 - D66 Art and Resistance, Video Project, Netherlands

2020 – It’s Nice That Ones to Watch 2020

2019 - Engaged Gazing forSocial Justice in Britain, The Good Immigrant, guest lecturer, Regent'sUniversity

2019 – Thiird Magazine – SharedSpace Panel

2019 - Laundry Arts: Women,Memories & Monuments, reading session, Design Museum  

2018 - Working In The CreativeIndustries, panel by We Are Here, LSE Library

2017 - Memories, panel byLaundry Arts, Protein Studios

2017 - Art Class by EvarHussayni, KCC

2017 - Art Class Collaborationwith Our Naked Truths, The Archivist

2016 - International Woman's Dayby Public Ambition

2016 - Woman's Night by EvarHussayni, P21 Gallery

2016 - Art Class by EvarHussayni, P21 Gallery

2015 - Nominated for"Female Artist" category at Most Successful Kurds in Britain Awards


As Culture Editor for Azeema Magazine:

AZEEMA Agency: 

2020 - AZEEMA xSOLE:  What they call her? “RIMON” - writer

2020 - AZEEMAX NIKE - Move Without Limits Victoria Swim Launch (culturalprogrammer & events producer)   

2020 - AZEEMAX NIKE - Move Without Limits film (executive producer,researcher) 

2019 -  Heritage of Tomorrow - A short film by AZEEMA (set design & directing)

2019 - V&A Friday Late:AZEEMA ANTI-ART SCHOOL. Art Class and Panel exploring decolonisation within theart school and museums (lead director/curator & Chair)

azeemamag.com: 

2020 - "3eib!What will people think?" - Sarah Bahbah's journey to liberation – writer

2020 -  Oum Kalthoum - The EnduringLight of Arabic Music’s Brightest Star – editor

2020 - Orgasms are a Feminist Act – editor

2020 - Why photographs are soimportant to the children of migrants – editor

2020 - Abracadabra is an Assyrian word – editor

2020 - “Kaya” - A film exploring the Alevi community – editor

2020 - Shirin Ebadi: Protecting women's rights in post-revolutionary Iran – editor

2020 - The Sun, Moon, Henna + Tattoos– writer

2020 - Refugee Camps on the Edge of Athens – editor

2020 - Algeria: a pacific uprising for democracy – editor

2020 - Decolonising Wellness – editor

2019 - Victorious  – editor 

AZEEMA Issue 3, 2018:

-Undocumented Women in Britain –writer

-A Reflection On TheContemporary Orientalisation Of Kurdish Women And On Their Modalities ofResistance – writer

-The Sun, Moon, Henna &Tattoos – writer 

 

Press & Artist Profiles:

https://www.tedbaker.com/uk/Edited/teds-bazaar-charity-collection

https://www.instagram.com/p/CByVvPIpdME/

https://www.pw-magazine.com/2020/predominantly-online-2/

https://jerwoodarts.org/projects/evar-hussayni/

https://jupiterwoods.com/research/research-and-development-projects/herstories-feminisms/evar-hussayni

https://www.chanceshows.com/post/evar-hussayni-interview

https://internationaal.d66.nl/2020/05/16/political-art-as-a-political-act/

https://scenearabia.com/Culture/Cross-Cultural-Art-The-Haramacy-London-Festival-Bridging-Between-Arab-and-South-Asian-Diasporas?M=True

https://eyeondesign.aiga.org/no-189-bold-and-brilliant-designs-for-sao-carlos-national-theatre-a-playful-new-portfolio-site-the-publication-embracing-imperfections-more/

https://lungs-project.squarespace.com/evar-hussayni

https://bubblegumclub.co.za/art-and-culture/the-female-artist-fighting-for-the-normalisation-of-kurdish-womens-identities-in-a-world-littered-with-coloniality/

https://www.harpersbazaararabia.com/art/exhibitions/east-of-west-gallery-new-mexico

http://jdeedmagazine.com/a-river-flowing-at-east-of-west-gallery-emerging-middle-eastern-art-in-santa-fe/

https://www.instagram.com/p/7eM2vojak3/

https://bbyfce.com/podcasts/

https://vimeo.com/229847818

http://elsada.net/33588/

https://medium.com/fwrd/riotgal-the-rebirth-of-a-movement-f1eda974699a#.6ntn8lsch

http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/35060/1/the-artist-reviving-the-punk-spirit-of-riot-grrrl-culture

https://medium.com/@MrFatChance/day-10-i-went-to-art-class-7944a6ca7a79#.87m7sum4f

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlXMQfJy0Wo


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