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.
How was it possible that immediately I felt feelings of embarrassment when I had never even talked with other people about it?
A reflection on the refuge, the preservation of the sense of self thanks to the daily routines.
Capturing beauty in the flaws of everything, from the hang nail on your finger, or the scraggly hair above your lip.
Being transgender and a person of color with parents who are immigrants is a particular experience.