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Waqia Kareem

Waqia Kareem is a black queer interdisciplinary artist from Baltimore, currently based in Brooklyn New York. They are working towards their MFA in Performance and Performance Studies at Pratt Institute. Their work includes archival research, discourse analysis, theory, performance, text, sound and video. Moreover, their work centers around the black queer body, detailing the ways in which the black body is and has historically been subjugated, commodified and silenced, as well as imagining new, radical ways of reclaiming and inhabiting such a body.