Sahraa Karimi

Writer in Residence, 2023 Sahraa Karimi is a film director, scriptwriter and university Lecturer from Afghanistan.  She belongs to the second generation of Afghan migrants in

Ahmad Fanoos

Musician in Residence, 2022 Ahmad Fanoos is a well-known Afghan vocalist and harmonium player, having headlined and performed in live and televised performances in Afghanistan,

Alejandro De La Guerra

Visual Artist in Residence, 2022 Alejandro De La Guerra is a multidisciplinary artist who works on the aestheticization of power, collective memory, and monumental languages

Lama El Homaïssi

Musician in Residence, 2022 Lama El Homaïssi, she/her, (SHIM:NYC Resident for 2022) is a Lebanese performer, writer and voiceover artist currently based in New York

Chery Dieu-Nalio

Visual Artist in Residence, 2021 Chery Dieu-Nalio is a Haitian photographer who was born in Haiti in 1981, and is a current visual artist in

Achiro Patricia Olwoch

Writer in Residence, 2021 Achiro Patricia Olwoch is a Ugandan writer, playwright and filmmaker from Gulu, Northern Uganda. She is currently a writer in residence