WSU Fine Arts
The Department of Fine Arts promotes the study and practice of art as an essential aspect of a comprehensive educational experience. We provide curricula and research opportunities that challenge students to think and communicate in innovative and interdisciplinary ways.
2020 Hockenhull Artist Arshia Fatima Haq
2020 Jo Hockenhull Distinguished Visiting Artist: Arshia Fatima Haq
Through social practice, video, sound, and performance, Arshia Fatima Haq (born in Hyderabad, India, based in Los Angeles, CA) works with archives and aesthetic production rooted in the Muslim world that have been marginalized both within conservative Islam and in the Western imagination. Through conceptualized feminist modes that stem from the complexities of inhabiting multiple personas – woman, Muslim, immigrant, citizen – Haq weaves together layers of personal narrative, myth, and shared historical memory to evoke an alternative devotional space of catharsis, celebration and resistance … » More …Read Story