Sheila Sampath

Founder and Creative Director, The Public

Sheila Sampath is an artist, educator and activist living and working in Toronto. She is the Founder and Creative Director of The Public, an activist art and design studio working from feminist, de-colonial, participatory and collaborative frameworks, the editorial and art director of Shameless magazine, a feminist magazine for teen girls and trans youth, and an Assistant Professor of alternative and speculative practices in the faculty of design at OCAD University. Her first book, Letters Lived, was published in Fall 2013. Her current art practice deals with themes of speculation, memory, diaspora and ritual.