the gift of witnessing

On Monday, April 22, I had the immense pleasure of facilitating once again my absolute favourite event of the year! Every year, my high school girls program (run through the South Asian Women’s Community Centre), organizes an annual poetry and arts showcase. This year, they hosted their third showcase, titled EUPHORIA, on a sunny spring [...]

diving deep into discomfort

On Thursday, March 14th, I had the immense pleasure of being part of the event, "Don't Pass It Down", organized by The Mosaic Institute, which include some absolutely incredible organizers of colour. The focus of the event took me aback as a subject that was very courageous and at the same time lacking in public [...]

intention

On Saturday, December 8th, I got the opportunity of a lifetime when I was invited by Lembas Works to do a public interactive event with none other than the famous world cellist Yo-Yo Ma, alongside three other spoken word poets. The theme of this pop-up event centered on making an impact in the community, and [...]

politicize emotion

On August 16, 2018, I got to curate and host a lovely community gathering in the form of an arts showcase on the subject of mental health. This event brought together artists of many disciplines: visual artists, photographers, mixed media artists, spoken word poets, filmmakers and musicians. ECHOES was not just an exploration of mental [...]