Nadia Alikashani

Nadia Alikashani is a second generation migrant of Iranian descent, living on the unceded and ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Sto:lo peoples. She is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily works with painting and poetry. In their works, they explore how mental illness and intergenerational racial trauma affect youth, including herself, and also delve into the feelings, frustrations, and love in the long, everlasting process of healing.