Eshan Rafi is a Pakistani-born artist and community arts educator living on Haudenosaunee and Mississaugas of New Credit territories. Working across photography, video, performance and participatory art, their work probes relationships between communities, families, and to our own bodies, teasing out the places where relationships break down and the places where they are reconstructed. Eshan is a recent graduate of the BFA and BEd programs at York University and has done residencies at VASL Artists' Collective in Karachi, Pakistan, the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia and at the Triangle Arts Association in Brooklyn, New York. They have received numerous awards from the Faculty of Fine Arts at York University, and are the recipient of the CUE grant (2013), the Mark S. Bonham Scholarship for Queer Studies in Film & Video (2011) and the Vital Person Grant from the Toronto Community Foundation (2009). They have upcoming exhibitions in Toronto with CUE Art Projects, the Art Gallery of Mississauga and with Aam Awaam at the South Asian Visual Arts Centre.