Hookah lounge mixes

Commissioned playlists for solo exhibition, Don’t Forget to Count Your Blessings, 2022. Available on Spotify to save to your library! Azwaq /أزواق by Dana Qaddah. NOCTURNE by cdallasl. Mesh by Noel Maghathe.

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SWANA Film Festival

SWANA Film Festival is a nomadic project curated by Christina Hajjar. Hosted at a different site each year, SWANA FF screens short films by Southwest Asian and North African filmmakers from the region and its diasporas, and presents workshops by and for SWANA filmmakers. All programming is free. SWANA FF co-edits qumra journal with Toronto…

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A Sentimental Prelude (Sci-Fi Films on Worlding and World End)

October 9, 2021, 4pm CT Curated by Christina Hajjar Presented by WNDX Festival of Moving Image, online (free on the WNDX homepage) and in person at Cinematheque Themes of family, memory, and destruction ground this collection of sci-fi and documentary short films. The remembrance or anticipation of loss probes possibilities for immortalizing and memorializing loved…

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cause to become

Group exhibition with Whess Harman, Mariana Muñoz Gomez, Florence Yee, Hagere Selam (shimby) Zegeye-Gebrehiwot Curated by Christina Hajjar School of Art Gallery, University of Manitoba April 1 to May 14, 2021 To be living in a diaspora, away from the lands of our lineage creates a generative longing that is stubbornly, rightfully unquenchable. Instead of…

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Carnation

Carnation is a submission-based, self-published zine that shares artwork and writing created through a lens of diaspora and displacement by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of colour). Based on Treaty 1 Territory and Homeland of the Métis Nation, Carnation is a collaboration between artists and friends Christina Hajjar, Luther Konadu, and Mariana Muñoz Gomez. Volume II (Pleasure), 2021…

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Whiny Femmes

Whiny Femmes is a submission-based collection of art and writing by queer femmes of all genders. The zine is a space to honour the multiplicity of femme lived experience and is an attempt to foster a space of sharing, tenderness, resistance, and healing. Whiny Femmes celebrates sassy/ grumpy/ sad/ pouty/ loudmouth/ extra/ resilient/ resistant/ badass/ bratty/ takenoshit/ tough/…

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#notmystellas

@notmystellas Instagram campaign Mission (November 9, 2018) We are a group of current and former Stella’s café employees who came together to share our experiences and provide support to each other. Our purpose is to offer a safe community where people who have experienced sexual harassment, unethical work practices, discrimination and human rights violations can use their…

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QTPOC Drop the Mic

2015-2018 co-founder of QTPOC Drop the Mic, a bi-annual open mic night presented by QPOC Winnipeg, featuring poetry, performance, and comedy by queer and trans artists of colour. Drop the Mic coincided with Genderfest Winnipeg, Pride Winnipeg, Black History Month, and C2C: Two-Spirit and QPOC Call to Conversation Conference. Archives October 20, 2017, QTPOC Drop…

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We Care Quilt

We Care Quilt

  The We Care Quilt (2015-2016) is a community made quilt engaging Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to take a stance against violence against Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people. Individuals were able to make manifestations of their care by crafting a We Care Square. The project was facilitated by the University of Winnipeg’s Institute for…

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