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Eshan Rafi is a Pakistani artist and educator mostly situated on the territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississaugas of New Credit sometimes known as Toronto. They work with their body, analogue cameras, moving images, text, and other things found in the world, frequently in collaborative contexts. They draw inspiration from ancestral knowledges, decolonial frameworks and movements for liberation to open dialogues that foreground possibility. Eshan has done residencies in Karachi, St. Petersburg and Brooklyn. They were selected for the inaugural cohort of the Queer Intergenerational Artist Residency, are the regional winner of the BMO 1st art Award for 2013, and have been the national winner of the Mark S. Bonham Scholarship for Queer Studies in Film and Video. They have a BFA and B Ed from York University. Currently they are a student in the Home Workspace program at Ashkal Alwan in Beirut, Lebanon.