Food as Resistance with Dhaqan Collective
What does food mean to you?
‘We are never more intimate with the environment then when we eat it’
On Wednesday 25th August St Anne’s House saw the beginning of Bricks Young Creatives Masterclasses with artist & facilitator Fozia Ismail from Dhaqan Collective the group explored areas of food & heritage, through open discussion & food making.
Held at the Creative & Community hub, St Anne’s House – these free masterclasses are open to 16-20 year old’s in the surrounding areas.
About Dhaqan Collective…
Ayan Cilmi, Asmaa Jama and Fozia Ismail are Dhaqan collective, a Somali feminist art collective in Bristol. This workshop is run by Fozia, a scholar, cook and founder of Arawelo Eats, a platform for exploring politics, identity and colonialism through East African food.
Fozia was a Bristol City Fellow for Arnolfini Contemporary Art Centre in 2019 for her project Camel Meat & Tapes. She recently co-produced a podcast on Cassette Tapes with Caraboo Projects– listen here. Her work has been published and featured in a range of media including Observer Food Magazine and BBC Radio 4 Food Programme
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