aqui thami

aqui thami, is an indigenous artist, she comes from the thangmi peoples of the himalayas. She addresses political and social issues through creating art that is grounded in the act of ‘doing’. The core of her art practice is healing as she works with experiences of marginalisation and resilience, her own and the people she works in collaboration with. in 2018 she received the Inlaks Fine Art Award. Collections of aqui thami’s art can be found in the contemporary art museums and art foundations all over the world, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Wellcome Collection, and many others. Sister Library founded by aqui thami as an evolving and generative artwork that engages in in-depth reflection on the visual and reading culture of our times is also the first community-run and owned feminist library of south asia.