Usarae Gul is a print designer based in Manchester. She plays with colour,and pattern, and playfully mixes objects from both sides of the world she identifies with. She depicts items and scenes that make her curious, working with paint and found objects to create striking images, full of colour and pattern heavily influenced by her Pakistani roots. Website: www.usarae.com
‘I make my art to clarify my identity, to confirm it is okay to be muddled, to be part of two separate clashing cultures, and to celebrate myself, as a British Pakistani woman. As the daughter of Pakistani immigrant parents…
sister-hood is a digital magazine and a series of live events. We create platforms for women of Muslim heritage to speak for themselves, rather than being spoken for or spoken about.
sister-hood challenges stereotypes and promotes the fearless, progressive, creative voices of women of Muslim heritage.