Tara Asgar

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Firas Zreik

Musician in Residence, 2024 Artist-composer, Kanunist and educator Firas Zreik has performed and recorded across the world as a leader and highly sought collaborator since

Kabir Mokamel

Visual Artist in Residence, 2024 Kabir Mokamel is a visual artist and activist who has enjoyed international success in his career as a painter, graphic

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Aida Sulova

Visual Artist in Residence, 2024 Aida Sulova’s work reflects her upbringing in the Soviet Union and her experiences as a multi-disciplinary artist and independent curator

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, 2022-2023 Ahmad Fanoos is a well-known Afghan vocalist and harmonium player, having headlined and performed in live and televised performances in Afghanistan,