Shaista Chishty : Bursary

Shaista Chishty

Shaista is a photographer & visual artist interested in identity, representation and the construction of the Other. Shaista’s work often centres her own experiences as a British Muslim woman of Pakistani origin and uses news, popular culture and archival material to explore mainstream narratives.

Shaista began her career working as a photojournalist working with organisations including UN Women, CARE International and Islamic Relief. Shaista has been developing a research driven conceptual practice since completing an MA in Documentary Photography at University of the Arts- London.

Image Credit: Its No Life for a Woman. Shaista Chishty

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