Meet Syeda Mahbub, 20-year-old Bangladeshi-American artist whose work combines the intersections of South Asians complex identity. Sorjo chatted with her to discover the inspiration behind her artwork, her childhood and how her art is inclusive for all.
Kristen Liu-Wong is a 27-year-old Chinese American artist currently based in Los Angeles, California. When you come across her illustrations, you find yourself sucked into a story that you never want to end. Each vibrant artwork features all sorts of topics; sex, magic, war, feminism, self- exploration, mythological creatures and more! Sorjo chatted with Kristen on how she gets inspiration to create such magical and vivid illustrations and being a Chinese- American artist.
Shenu Talks is a new monthly column on Sorjo, by yours truly, Shenu Kathymoon! She will be writing about what she’s really passionate about—music. She will be talking about album releases, concerts and interviews with your favorite artists!
Amara Ramdhanny came out with a sneaker design with Nike, called “Isle of Spice”! Amara collaborated with Sorjo so we can dig into her creative mind to see the inspiration behind her Nike design and learn more about her ancestral history as Indo- Caribbeans hold such rich histories but are often left out of the conversation.
Often times, patients who are seeking resources for their own mental health feel isolated and alienated because of their lack of connection with their therapists. They find themselves providing labor to make their white therapist understand where they’re coming from as a person of color. Manu Kaur explores the importance of QTPOC therapists and their own personal journey as a non binary queer Sikh in the field of mental health.