As a writer, Thaqif enjoys delving deeper into the histories and meanings behind assumed conventions. He does this with an intent and outlook to make the familiar unfamiliar, and the secure strange. He enjoys tackling questions of identity, politics, and the governing of the self.Find them here.
This article is in collaboration with Dispersant Art Collective 2021.
My writing here in no way is to intend a manifesto that calls upon students worldwide to agitate against the times to bring back normalcy within our lives.
Located at his open and welcoming studio Jalak, we were more than delighted to have the opportunity to have a little chat about how one can grasp the fluidity that defines the workings of art, and why at the end of the day it is important to stay true to yourself in your expressions.