Tasnim Siddiqa Amin | UMMAH

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Sylheti-born Tasnim Siddiqa Amin is an artist, theatremaker, writer and critic based in East London. Tasnim is committed to telling stories that celebrate community, culture and heritage. Tasnim studied Politics, Philosophy and History at Birkbeck University and St. Andrews where she grounded her values in the intersectional and postcolonial approach to art as a human right. Her visual art practices ranges from painting to henna art and her writing similarly is wide-ranging encompassing poetry, essays and plays. Tasnim is also a trustee at the Icon Theatre, co-hosts the Creative Access alumni book club and is a member of the Theatre Royal Stratford East’s anti-racism committee, Closing the Gap.

Her word of the day is UMMAH.


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#AnthemsPride is a collection of 30 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional LGBTQIA+ contributors and allies. It was created, sound designed and executive produced by Hana Walker-Brown with lead producer Bea Duncan, producer Francesca Turauskis and production manager Rory Boyle. The artwork is by Mars West and Eleanore Bamber.

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