Creative. Adventurous. Curious. Sensitive. Resourceful. Multidisciplinary. Human.

 

Tara Hakim -- تارة حكيم -- Multidisciplinary artist & filmmaker whose process-led practice integrates elements of video, installation, photography, sound and performance. Born & raised in Amman - Jordan, now based in Toronto. Graduate of Kingston University with a BA in Media & Cultural Studies. Graduate of Ryerson University with an MFA in Documentary Media. Her work often deals with the body, identity, vulnerability and mental health, employing herself, body mind and soul, as both subject and vehicle to explore both personal and universal experiences. Tara has worked with Images Festival, imagineNATIVE, the8fest and is a contributing writer with Point of View Magazine. Her first film, ‘Teta, Opi & Me’ has screened in festivals around the world including RIDM and won the Audience Choice and Best Documentary awards at MOMO 2019. Tara is currently developed a series of new work, "Courage in Crazy" that she recently began during a residency at MODZI Arts in Zambia. 

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