International Human Rights Arts Festival

Mariam Magsi's poem "The Sk(in) I'm in" gets published with the International Human Rights Arts Festival. 2021

Greenhouse Auctions, 2021

"Where is Home" by Mariam Magsi sold at the Greenhouse Auctions 2021: Social Impact Auction. The entirety of the hammer price is donated to Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas and ACLU Texas. Because abortion is healthcare, and bodily autonomy is a human right. A human right worth fighting for.

Photo Place Gallery, 2021

"Paradise Point" created in Karachi, Mariam Magsi's birth city, is on permanent display at the Photo Place Gallery in Vermont, USA, 2021. The work is also published in the "Weather" exhibition catalogue, on sale now.

International Photography Award 2021

Mariam Magsi's photo essay "The Butterfly People" gains recognition at the International Photography Awards, 2021.

Art & Everday Life

Lens-based workshops for marginalized women at the Riverdale Hub in Toronto, Canada.

Community Advisory Panel-Toronto Police

CAP panel for training and advising future Toronto Police officers on anti-racism, anti-discrimination, Islamophobia, anti-semitism, anti-indigeneity and more.

Women Photograph

Official new member of Women Photograph.

Art & the Everyday Workshops

Lens-based workshops with the Riverdale Hub. Facilitated by Mariam Magsi.

PhotoED Magazine

Published in PhotoEd Magazine, Canada!

PhotoED Magazine

Published in PhotoED Magazine showcasing fresh, contemporary, Canadian photography stories.

Smithsonian Magazine

Editor's choice, Smithsonian Magazine.

*(re)presenting the Diaspora, OCAD University, Toronto, CA (2020)
Kabilay ki Baiti in Vogue

Daughter of the Tribe (Kabilay ki Baiti) gets published in Vogue Italia, Photo Vogue. 2020


Truth & Dare Project presents (mus)interpreted, an annual exhibition celebrating the works of Muslim, women artists based in the Greater Toronto Area.

Ghosts & Matter

Ghosts & Matter! Film screening and artist panel night.

Athens Voice, Greece

"A Million Ways To Love" at the Little Islands Festival featured in Athens Voice, Greece.

Little Islands Festival

Public, outdoor screening of "A Million Ways To Love" at the Little Islands Festival in Amorgos and Sikinos, Greece. This project was produced with support from Toronto Arts Council, City of Toronto.

Koffler Centre of the Arts

New series examining Baloch identity published with the Koffler Centre of the Arts in Toronto, Canada.

Little Islands Festival

My short film "A Million Ways To Love" gets selected for screening on the Amorgos Island of Greece at the Little Islands Festival.

Pen & Brush NYC

My writing "What's in a name?" published in the 3rd literary magazine edition of Pen & Brush in New York City. Click on the link to order your copy now!

Art Habens

In-depth feature interview in UK based, Art Habens Review.

The Doll Project

Textile Museum of Canada


Jahez | Dowry featured on CNN!

Queer Moving Image

Screening of TRANS:formation in partnership with Queer Moving Image at Little Berlin Art Gallery in Philadelphia, USA.

Salon 44

Salon 44 representing the best in Canadian photography, at Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography.

Inspirit Foundation

Featured as one of six Muslim artists making work in Canada.

Art & Storytelling: SPEAK UP

Sheridan College Davis Campus On view until December, 2018 Toronto, Canada


(mus)interpreted Exhibition Artscape Youngplace October 11-November 2 2018

A Contemporary Life

National Geographic photographer, Maggie Steber encounters "A Contemporary Life" performative, photographic series by Mariam Magsi.

Scene Arabia

An in-depth feature on Mariam Magsi's recent performative, photographic series "Jahez | Dowry, published in Scene Arabia and written by Bilal Sheikh.

Jamilah and the Hammam

A lived experience from Chefcaouen, Morocco, published in Sister-hood Magazine.

Extended 50x50 Exhibition

The 50x50 photo exhibition celebrates how education has shaped the lives of newcomers to Canada. This exhibition runs this 2018 as part of the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival. Due to popular demand, the exhibition has been extended to July 31, 2018. 50X50 highlights our diversity and the changing face of Toronto. Our portraits and the inspirational stories behind them are on display in the main lobby (51 Dockside Dr.) until the end of July.


Group exhibition “Plastic” will be on view at the Millepiani in the city of Rome from September 23-30, 2018. 100% of the sales proceeds from my work “Plastic Waters” will be donated to Ocean Conservancy, an organization that has worked tirelessly for forty years to protect vital ecosystems, defend critical legislation and rally the world’s largest effort to remove trash from our beaches.

Vogue Italia

"Where is home" gets selected as "Best of Photo Vogue" by Vogue Italia editors.

Solo exhibition

Art Gallery of Mississauga

CONTACT Photography Festival

50x50 runs May 1 - 30 50x50 is a photography exhibition celebrating 50 years of immigrants whose lives have been shaped by their education at George Brown College, shot by 50 leading and emerging Toronto photographers, including me. I’m very proud to be a part of this exhibition.

Purdah | Shui

Duo exhibition opening at Glory Hole Gallery.

Liminal Forms

Exhibiting four artworks in a group show at 205 Richmond Street West. Toronto (CA)

50x50 Award Ceremony

Proud winner of 50x50, Contact Photography Festival. Thank you, George Brown College and sponsors for the beautiful reception, ceremony and opening.

Jahez | Dowry Artist Talk

Art Gallery of Mississauga

Art Gallery of Mississauga

Thank you, AGM for inviting me over for an artist talk with curators, Laura Carusi and Kendra Ainsworth.

Jahez | Dowry Opening

Art Gallery of Mississauga

Artist talk with Eric Chengyang

Moderated by curator, Emily Peltier at Glad Day Bookshop.

Glad Day Bookshop

Purdah | Shui exhibition opening and artist talk with fellow artist, Eric Chengyang. With thanks to curator Emily Peltier and the Glory Hole Gallery and Glad Day Bookshop community for their support and love.

Purdah | Shui

Duo exhibition opening at Glory Hole Gallery.

Solo Exhibition

With immense gratitude to curator, Laura Carusi and Art Gallery of Mississauga for their support.

Art Gallery of Mississauga

Solo show featuring performative photographs from Jahez | Dowry.

Rogers One

Ade Johnson stops by the studio to chat about "Purdah" my MFA thesis, "On the Couch" on Rogers One and The Buzz Magazine. Thank you, Ade, for connecting my work with LGBTQ audiences of Canada.

A.Smith Gallery

Texas, U.S 2017-2018

Praxis Gallery

Minneapolis, U.S 2017-2018

Published with Of Note Magazine
Published in Sisterhood
Toronto Star
OCAD GradEX 2017
Purdah Thesis Exhibition
Group Exhibition, Toronto
Thesis Show
The Un-Othered Body
Hanging out with Punkodelish.
Nobel Museum curator, Ashley Woods

Making Peace Exhibition 2017

Studio visit at the AGO

with curator, Anique Jordan

Vice features Mariam Magsi

Art Gallery of Ontario 2017

Anique Jordan

Art Gallery of Ontario

Group Show, Toronto

Art Gallery of Ontario Y+ Contemporary 2017

I swear

Performance Art 2017


Nuit Blanche 2017

I swear

Performance Art 2017 AGO Y+Contemporary

Master of Fine Arts

OCAD University

Michelle Gay
Happy Intl Peace Day
YTB curators

Studio Visit 2017

The Public

Group Show 2017


Art Gallery of Ontario 2017

MFA Cohort
Grad Ex 2017
Vogue Italia
Of Note Magazine
Nobel Peace Prize Museum
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Toronto Star
Mess Magazine
Newsweek Pakistan
Photography © Mariam Magsi
Art Katalyst
Art Katalyst
Monochrome Awards
Gallery 44
Monochrome Awards
Ocad University
Pride Photo Awards
Pride Photo Awards
Pride Photo Awards
Pride Photo Awards
Pride Photo Awards
Pride Photo Awards
Of Note, NYC
Of Note, NYC
Of Note, NYC
Of Note, NYC
Y+ Contemporary
Canadian Geographic
Of Note, NYC
OCAD University
OCAD University
The Un-Othered Body
Of Note, NYC
NYU Guest Speaker
She Does The City