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Image credit: Mariam Magsi, 'Kabilay ki Baiti (Daughter of the Tribe)', 2019.

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May 30, 2022

Chai and Talk with Sheniz Janmohamed and Mariam Magsi

Conversation about art, food and culture, and the debut of a poem written by Sheniz Janmohamed in response to Mariam Magsi's work.

Join 2022 U of T Scarborough Writer-in-Residence and educator Sheniz Janmohamed in conversation with multidisciplinary artist Mariam Magsi. Virtually gathering over a cup of chai, the two will reflect on Magsi’s recently acquired work by the Doris McCarthy Gallery, 'Kabilay ki Baiti (Daughter of the Tribe)' (2019). Through their conversation, they will share their experiences as South Asian artists, and explore various topics related to food, culture, and heritage. Janmohamed will be premiering her poem written in response to Magsi’s work as part of the DMG x U of T Scarborough Writer-in-Residence program.

All participants are encouraged to make their own chai to enjoy during the talk. 

This program is free and open to the public, all are welcome.


It will be hosted on Zoom and will have ASL interpretation and captioning. If you have other accommodation needs, please let us know when registering or contact dmg.utsc@utoronto.ca.