Shaheen Ahmed is currently pursuing a PhD in Cultural Studies from Monash University. She is a film-critic, writer, curator and artist. Her writings have appeared in The Wire.in, Scroll.in, Australian Outlook, Indian Cultural Forum among others. Her research areas include decolonisation, indigeneity, borderlands, visual studies, photography, cultures, gender and cinema.
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