Nargis Dhirani is a Filipino-Tanzanian interdisciplinary artist from Dubai, U.A.E., currently based in Vancouver, Canada. Her mother is Catholic and her father Shia, and she has lived between the Islamic and Western world. Her work addresses cultural and female identity, and self- representation. She works in digital collage, soft sculpture, installation, video, painting and photography. Nargis has an interest in kinetic sculpture and installations that are interactive with the public. She has won the Sheikha Manal Young Artist’s Award for People’s Choice in 2012. She now works in community programming to promote creativity and wellness through Yoga and Art.