Artist member since 2019
Ahlena Sultana-McGarry is a Pakistani-Canadian cross-disciplinary artist who visually explores diaspora and her own multiracial identity. Working digitally she creates fragmented and organically abstract collages using family archival photographs of her homeland, fabrics, colours, and images of her mother. Through this she seeks to create a visual space occupied by a culturally crossed identity, moving to embody her own racial disembodiment. Her work pursues representation, remembering, and a reclaiming of her multi-ethnic bodily experience.
Describe your home in 3 words
Full of plants!
When I'm not making art, I'm (a) ...
Learning French, reading, and traveling
Why is it important for people to have art in their home or life?
Graham, a gentleman from the Toronto Islands once told me that life is about making art.
When did you start making art, and why?
I started as a child, in the mountains painting roses- I never stopped.
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