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 Ayesha Raees identifies herself as a hybrid creating hybrid art through hybrid forms. Her work strongly revolves around issues of identity, class, and race while possessing a strong agency for accessibility, education, and change. Raees cultivates relationships between the word and the image through theatrical performance, filmic visual imagery, and documentary photography. 

A graduate of Bennington College with a degree in Film & Animation, and Poetry & Playwriting, Raees was born in Lahore, Pakistan and currently resides in New York City where she works as a Video Editor, Visual Artist, and serves as a

Margins Fellow at the Asian American Writers' Workshop.

She blogs about her ponderings, her work, and issues of identity at