People

Board Members

Nurjehan Aziz

Nurjehan Aziz

Nurjehan Aziz is an editor and the publisher at Mawenzi House press. She is based in Toronto.

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Alnoor Gova

Alnoor Gova

Alnoor Gova is a researcher, broadcaster and writer. He has completed his PhD at the University of British Columbia focusing on issues of racism, Islamophobia and community. He has been involved with a number of arts based organizations.
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Ali Kazimi

Ali Kazimi

Professor Ali Kazimi is a filmmaker, writer, and visual artist whose work deals with race, social justice, migration, history, memory and archive.
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Larissa Lai

Larissa Lai

Larissa Lai holds a Canada Research Chair II in Creative Writing at the University of Calgary, and directs The Insurgent Architects' House for Creative Writing there.
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Staff Members

Noal Amir

Noal Amir

Noal Amir is Rungh's Communications Coordinator. She is a collaborative filmmaker and has developed and led outreach for participatory projects with communities in Cameroon, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan.
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Zool Suleman

Zool Suleman

Zool Suleman is the Editor of Rungh and the Executive Director of the Rungh Cultural Society. He co-founded Rungh in 1991.
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Past Staff

Habiba Sule

Habiba Sule

Habiba is Associate Development Director of Rungh. She is a Graduate Student at Simon Fraser University, pursuing a double MA in Global Communication.
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Archive Creation Group

Present

Rusaba Alam

Rusaba Alam

Rusaba Alam is a Vancouver-based photographer. With a background in literature, she works to tell stories through clean and elegant imagery.
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Simranpreet Anand

Simranpreet Anand

Simranpreet Anand is an interdisciplinary artist and is committed to a community engaged practice. She is currently working as an Engagement Facilitator at the Surrey Art Gallery and Curatorial Assistant at Western Front.
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Alice Choi

Alice Choi

Alice Choi is a PhD Candidate in Art History at the University of British Columbia and a visual artist based in South Korea.
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Gina Hsu

Gina Hsu

Gina Hsu was born and raised in Taiwan. She is currently pursuing her MA degree in English at the University of British Columbia. Her research interests are Asian American/Asian Canadian Studies, Black Diaspora, and Critical Theories.
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Zakir Kassam

Zakir Kassam

Zakir Kassam is a Kenyan born university student currently based in Vancouver. He is pursuing a dual BA and BComm between Sciences Po Paris and the University of British Columbia.
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Past

Dana Qaddah

Dana Qaddah

Dana Qaddah is a Lebanese-born artist currently working towards her BFA in Visual Arts at Emily Carr University of Art & Design.
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Y Vy Truong

Y Vy Truong

Y Vy Truong's research interests are in contemporary art practices emerging from Asia and Asian diaspora communities in North America, and how those practices intersect with historical narratives and archival methods.
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Simon (Grefiel) Yu

Simon (Grefiel) Yu

Simon (Grefiel) Yu is a Vancouver-based Filipino worker, currently working toward a BFA and curatorial minor at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
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