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Global Intersections
Farheen Haq
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As a South Asian Canadian woman of Muslim heritage, my life is comprised of many intersections and many identities which are constantly negotiated and renegotiated.

Living in this global world, more and more people are caught in the web of global intersections. What does it mean to be from a particular culture? What is culture? How do we begin to define ourselves or understand ourselves in this context of globalization? These are the types of questions that my art investigates.

My art is at once a personal, public and political exploration. As a second generation Canadian and a woman of color, I am constantly coming to terms with ideas of dislocation and being “away from home.” However, these feelings of dislocation, isolation and questioning of identity occur in many people in this global age. My work enters into ideas of the ephemeral quality of culture and the dynamic flux of identity.
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