It is our pleasure to announce that Nadia Mahamoor is joining UNIT/PITT as part of Shumka Centre’s Art Apprenticeship Network 2022. Nadia will be working alongside Rachel Lau and Brit Bachmann to curate a speaker series in response to I SPY…a disposable camera project. Thank you to the Shumka Centre and Emily Carr University of Art + Design for making this possible!

Nadia Mahamoor (she/her) is a first generation Sri-Lankan-Malay multi-disciplinary creator currently residing on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the the xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Her work currently focuses on identity, textiles, fantasy, futurisms and moral ambiguity. She enjoys conceptual design, experience building, expression, creating dialogs, sharing stories with communities, and exploring new narratives. Currently, she is in the process of completing a BDes at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, majoring in Industrial Design.