Surrey Muse Program – July-November 2021

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‘The Future Is Female’ by Samya Arif . Featured Art: March 26, 2021  

Session 20
July-November 2021

July 23
Author Cristy Watson
Poet Chad Norman
Filmmaker Ammar Aziz
Open Mic Opener Carla Stein
Host Jovian Radheshwar

August 27
Author Shazia Hafiz Ramji
Poet Ken Westdorp
Performer Joy Haskel
Open Mic Opener Christina Myers
Host Mariam Zohra D.

Sept 24
Author Linda Xia
Poet Deborah Vieyra
Performer Morgan Avery
Open Mic Opener Jovian Radheshwar
Host Randeep Purewall

Oct 22
Author Haider Shahbaz
Poet Wanda J. Kehewin
Dancer Nahid Siddiqui
Open Mic Opener Enternet Boy
Host Jovian Radheshwar

Nov 26
Author Ava Homa
Poet Steffi Tad-y
Performer Missy D.
Open Mic Opener Catherine Yeung
Host Mariam Zohra D.

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Surrey Muse program is put together twice a year, in Nov/Dec for January-June session, and in May/June for July-November session. Dates are chosen by the participants through an invitation. Participants are invited from a recommendations list that stays open throughout the year. To recommend authors, poets and artist/performers to be featured at Surrey Muse, please use the online recommendations form.

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Samya Arif – Surrey Muse

Samya Arif – OCEÁ is a visual artist, illustrator and graphic designer who has also been a part of the Karachi based electronic music collective, Forever South. A graduate of the Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture in communication Design, her practice focuses on observations of social and cultural paradigms from a female’s perspective, embodying womxn and the spaces they inhabit. She has been a regular illustrator at Pakistan’s Herald magazine, and her work has been exhibited in Pakistan, India, UAE, England, US, Belgium, Spain and Canada. As an artist, designer and DJ, Samya has been featured in The New York Times, the BBC, Vice, CBC, The Fader and Pitchfork. She has collaborated on several international projects such as the Mumbai based Taxi Fabric, where her designs were featured in the British band Coldplay’s video. Her clients include Penguin Books, HarperCollins, Macmillan Publishers, Al Jazeera, NPR and Google. Samya lives and works in Karachi, and she is a part-time professor at her alma mater.

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At the May 28, 2021 gathering of Surrey Muse, Samya will be the Featured Artist. More about the event is here: friday-may-28-2021/

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The 14th Virtual Gathering of Surrey Muse – Friday May 28 / 2021

104th Gathering

5-28-2021 (1)

Featured Artists
Author Aislinn Hunter
Poet Linda Xia
Visual Artist Samya Arif
Open Mic Opener Deborah Vieyra
Featured Art by Gabi Di
Host Jovian Radheshwar

LIVE Watch Party
Friday, May 28, 2021
5:30 -7:00 PM (PT)
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Send 3-5 minute video/audio recordings via email by May 20th

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Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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The 12th Virtual Gathering of Surrey Muse – Friday March 26 / 2021

102nd Gathering

‘The Future is female’ by Samya Arif.
Poster designed by Mariam Zohra

Featured Guests
Author Darcie Friesen Hossack
Poet Larissa Lai
Performer Mariam Zohra
Open Mic Opener Waking Dream
Featured Art by Samya Arif
Host Jovian Radheshwar

LIVE Watch Party
Friday, March 26, 2021
5:30 -7:00 PM (PT)
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Open Mic submissions
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Send 3-5 minute video/audio recordings via email by March 15th

Free event
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Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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Surrey Muse Program – January-June 2021

‘Ohow – The Owl’ by Aaron Paquette

Session 19
January-June 2021

Jan 22
Author Liam Wallinger
Poet Fiona Tinwei Lam
Performer Celeste Snowber
Open Mic Opener Catherine Lewis
Host Jovian Radheshwar

Feb 26
Author Katherine Fawcett
Poet Heidi Greco
Performer Her Ra
Open Mic Opener Maggie Tomaszewski
Host Mariam Zohra

March 26
Author Darcie Friesen Hossack
Poet Larissa Lai
Performer Mariam Zohra
Open Mic Opener Waking Dream
Host Jovian Radheshwar

April 23
Author Dorothy Ellen Palmer
Poet TBA
Filmmaker Arlene Bowman
Open Mic Opener Barbara Carter
Host Mariam Zohra

May 28
Author Aislinn Hunter
Poet Juliane Okot Bitek
Performer Samya Arif
Open Mic Opener Deborah Vieyras
Host Jovian Radheshwar

June 25
Author Mohammad Hanif
Poet Cecily Nicholson
Performer Metro Nomad
Open Mic Opener Elizabeth Amerding
Host Mariam Zohra

View the information below to
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Updates to this program
Will be posted below
Program

Surrey Muse program is put together twice a year, in Nov/Dec for January-June session, and in May/June for July-November session. Dates are chosen by the participants through an invitation. Participants are invited from a recommendations list that stays open throughout the year. To recommend authors, poets and artist/performers to be featured at Surrey Muse, use the email address at the bottom of this post or try the online recommendations form.

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Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen,
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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