2017 KAFFNY Infinite Cinema will return to New York City for the 11th year on Saturday, Oct. 14. Held at the Brooklyn hotspot The Wythe Hotel Cinema from 1:00 p.m. until Midnight 12:00 a.m., the annual event will celebrate some of the most promising indie filmmakers of different cultures from around the world.
2017 Queens NY, Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown. Consulted on the episode, introduced Parts Unknown to Évelia Coyotzi and Blessing Osagiede, two Queens of Queens NY, appeared on the episode and had a meal with Bourdain at Africana Soul Food Restaurant in Jamaica, Queens NY. Watch reruns on CNN. First aired: 21 May 2017.
2017 Sarah appears on Independent Sources, CUNY-TV. On Independent Sources, hosted by Garry Pierre-Pierre, we learn about a multi-media project, Migrant Kitchens, that’s highlighting some of the locals in the food world who are plying their trade in the borough of Queens. First aired: February 22, 2017.
2017 Sarah Khan’s Multimedia content on Indians of African descent, Siddis, is included in this group show. Interview with curator Jaishri Abichandani about “Loving Blackness” Exhibit featuring multiple artists at Asian Arts Initiative. PhillyVoice. Philadelphia, PA.
2016 A global virtual event (US, UK, Brazil, Japan) will bring together top media makers and thinkers internationally to discuss the role of media in building a better world. Media for Change Virtual Conference. Via a short film, I presented broadly on the ideas behind the Queens’ Migrant Kitchen Project, 11 Nov.
2016 Ingram, Mrill. Food and Power in the Streets of Queens. The Progressive, 12 October.
2016 Artist Talk with Sarah K Khan. On Tuesday, September 27, Sarah K Khan, multimedia artist in film, photography, textiles and more, gave an artist talk in L160 Elvehjem. Sarah discussed art as a tool of political expression through her character Amrita Simla. The event included a screening of her film “Bowing to No One.” Photo Review.
2016 Tactile Textiles with visiting artist Sarah K Khan, Class Lecture & Visit. On Wednesday, September 28, visiting artist Sarah K Khan was a guest lecturer in Meeta Mastani’s course “Tactile Textiles: From 2D to 3D.” Sarah presented Amrita Simla, a character that speaks of political and personal narratives, making visible the invisible in a seriously playful and playfully serious way. She also assisted with the day’s lesson in dyeing fabric. Photo Review.
2016 Faber Cullen, Makalé. 2016 Kawandi: Quilts of Karnataka, by Siddis, Indians of African Descent. Uppercase Magazine, photos by Sarah K Khan and Henry J Drewal. Jul, pp 100-105.
2016 Asian Women’s Giving Circle Grant. To include more Asian women as part of the Queens Migrant Kitchen Series.
2016 The Sillins Family Foundation Grant. To include Jewish voices in the diaspora as part of the Queens Migrant Kitchen Series, Apr 2016.
2016 Buenas Obras Fund. To support 3 months of film editing and map-making for the Queens Migrant Kitchen Series, Jan-Mar 2016.
2015 Buenas Obras Fund. To support 3 months of film editing and map-making for the Queens Migrant Kitchen Series, Nov-Dec 2015.
2014-15 Nehru-Fulbright Scholars Fellowship in India. Researching “Indian Women Farmers’ Stories in a Changing, Challenging, and Globalized Environment,” and using multimedia storytelling tools to relay the experiences of diverse farmers and vendors across the country.