Salima Punjani is a social artist based in Montreal, Quebec. She is interested in using multimedia storytelling to explore intersections between science and art. Her recent projects include Progression, a multisensory storytelling experience using biodata, Konbit Anba Soley, an interactive documentary exploring a social movement in Cité Soleil, Haiti as well as Moms of Montreal, a photographic multicultural cookbook that provides an intimate glimpse into the lives, recipes, and stories of Montrealers. A key element in Salima’s recent work is ensuring people actively participate as both subjects and viewers. Her work has been exhibited in Toronto, Quebec City, Montreal, Vancouver, Ethiopia, and Japan.
Flourishing features the work of seven artists from across Canada whose work addresses the complexities of what it means to flourish, and how flourishing exists in harmony with, and in juxtaposition to, suffering.