BIOGRAPHY

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ANNA TALHAMI IS A POET, INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTIST, AND SACRED PROVOCATEUR. SHE PRIMARILY CREATES WORK ROOTED IN TEXT AND STORYTELLING ABOUT RECOGNIZING OUR WHOLENESS. ANNA’S WORK HAS APPEARED INTERNATIONALLY: ON FILM, STAGE, IN PRINT, IN NATIONAL MUSEUM AND GALLERY EXHIBITIONS, INCLUDING THE U.S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM IN WASHINGTON, D.C. AND THE ALENA MUSEUM IN OAKLAND, CA; IN COMMERCIALS AND BRANDED CONTENT; AND ON TV, INCLUDING ABC FAMILY, OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK, MTV AND MANY OTHERS.
SHE WEAVES THE SPIRITUAL, THE DIGITAL, VISUAL ART, PERFORMANCE AND TEXT FROM HER POETRY FOR MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES TOWARDS RADICAL LOVE AND COLLECTIVE LIBERATION.
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Anna Talhami is a poet, interdisciplinary artist, and sacred provocateur. She primarily creates work rooted in text and storytelling about recognizing our wholeness. Her work has appeared internationally: in national museum and gallery exhibitions, on film, stage, radio, in print, and on TV, including Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), MTV, ABC Family and many other networks. Her short film, Becoming Henry played at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, following an extensive film festival and museum tour. She has written, directed and produced documentary series including on transgender advocacy and youth imprisonment. In the past year, she created installations for the Alena Museum, Omni Commons, and Root Division Gallery. She has recent poetry in Rattle and Life as Ceremony and has performed her poetry across the U.S., including for WBAI’s Radio Bloomsday, at the Theopoetics Conference, and with Artistic Uprising at the El Paso Border. While innovating in creative spaces, she has created, organized and participated in peace building and collective trauma healing towards collective liberation in the US, Middle East and Europe.