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Reviews/Writing


Picking Apart Outmoded Museum Practices, Nashwa Khan, Hyperallergic, July 2015.

17 Must-See LGBTQ Exhibitions This Summer, Kathleen Massara, Artnet, June 2015.

Must-Sees This Week: June 11 to 17, Canadian Art, June 2015.

Music in Film: The Silk and Other Roads, cheyanne turions, Montecristo Magazine, January 2015.

Exploring Vancouver with Sameer Farooq, Shawn Dacey, Contemporary Art Gallery Blog, September 2014.

How China Distorts its Minorities Through Propaganda, Clarissa Sebag Montefiore, BBC Culture, December 2013.

A dazzling documentary about pop music in China’s Muslim-majority province, Max Fisher, The Washington Post, May 2013.

Up Close in Cairo, Abigail Crocker, RISD.edu, May 2013.

Feature interview with director Sameer Farooq, David Bird, Voice of America, NOW!, August 2013.

Daniel Garber speaks with Sameer Farooq about his new documentary The Silk Road of Pop, Daniel Garber, Cultural Mining, November 2013.

RAIFF 2013 | Silk Road of Pop, Milica Dodic, Schema Magazine, November 2013.

The Silk Road of Pop: A Q&A with Sameer Farooq, Nick Holdstock, ChinaFile, September 2013.

Silk Road of Pop: A Look at Modern Uyghur Music, Josh Summers, Far West China Blog, June 2013.

Reel Asian Review: The Silk Road of Pop, Courtney Small, Cinema Axis, November 2013.

The Museum of Found Objects, Haema Sivanesan, No More Potlucks, 2012.

The Humble "Art" Of The Indo-Canadian 99%, Sam Singh, The Huffington Post Canada, December 2011.

The Museum of Found Objects: Sameer Farooq and Mirjam Linschooten at the AGO, Rachel Anne Farquharson, Art Barrage, February 2011.

Toronto Now Series Explores Modern Treasures of South Asian Neighbourhoods, South Asian Pulse, January 2011.