Each week, host Gabriel Barcia-Colombo speaks with a new artist, curator, technologist, AI, collector, innovator, about the ever-changing relationship between art and tech.
Dorothy Santos speaks with Pakistani artist, Anum Awan about their new media work focused on non-western narratives, queerness, and spirituality. Together they touch upon the evolution of interactive design, debate the line between design & art, and how Anum incorporates South Asian culture and history in their practice.
Digital Sufi Shrine, http://www.anumawan.com/digital-sufi-shrine
Dawn of Freedom, https://vimeo.com/315713041
Other Futures, Opens June 14, 2019, San Francisco, https://grayarea.org/event/other-futures/
Tomorrow We Inherit the Earth, Jun 20-22, San Francisco, http://counterpulse.org/event/tomorrow-inherit-earth-revolutions-queer-muslim-future/
-About Anum Awan-
Anum is a Bay Area based interaction designer and new media artist who crafts mixed-reality experiences by blending physical and digital media centering queer, immigrant and non-western narratives. They were born and raised in Pakistan and came to the U.S. in 2008 to pursue a practice in art and design. They are a graduate of Massachusetts College of Art and Design and California College of the Arts.
Learn more at: http://www.anumawan.com/
Follow her @AnumAwan