Humor & Kindness in Radical Art
Artist and author Hana Shafi, in conversation with Senior Editor Senna Ahmad.
We’re very mundane and silly! And it’s okay for racialized people to have mundane silly stories.
RECOMMENDED: Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty: Affirmations for the Real World (2020) by Hana Shafi.
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Centering the Silly
Politics of Art
Kindness as Politics
HANA SHAFI is a National Magazine Award nominated artist, writer, journalist from Toronto, who illustrates under the name Frizz Kid. Both her art and writing explore themes of feminism, body politics, racism, and pop culture. A graduate of Ryerson’s journalism program, she has published and been featured in Hazlitt, This Magazine, Torontoist, Huffington Post and others. Her latest book, Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty, will be out Sep 22nd, 2020, with Book Hug Press.