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Sadia Pineda Hameed is a British Asian (Filipino / Pakistani) artist, writer + independent curator based in Cardiff. Twitter | Instagram | ko-fi 

she works in film, installation, text and performance to explore collective and inherited trauma; in particular, the latent ways we speak about this through dreaming, telepathic communion and secrets as an anti-colonial strategy inherent to us. her practice is led by semiotic and associative journeying, and a trust in the intuitive process. she often works collaboratively with Beau W Beakhouse.

she has shown work with Artes Mundi, National Museum Wales, g39 WARP, Arcade Cardiff, SHIFT, Gentle/Radical, the Eisteddfod, HOAX, and forthcoming with MOSTYN and Campfa; and has been published with Zarf, Amberflora, Porridge and LUMIN. she has appeared on BBC Radio Wales, Radio Cardiff and Radio Platfform; and was on the VAGW selection panel for the Government Art Collection 2020.

she is currently writing her first long-form piece: a creative non-fiction novella ‘To Make Philippines’, supported by the Literature Wales Bursary 2020 and Mentoring Scheme 2020. she was also awarded the Rising Star Wales Award 2020.

she is co-founder of LUMIN, a small press, curatorial collective + radio programme for experimental, radical & personal literature & art.