Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

2019 YBCA 100 Honoree

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto is a visual artist, performer, curator, and drag queen who goes by the alias Faluda Islam. Bhutto’s work explores complex histories of colonialism that are exacerbated by contemporary international politics. In the process he unpacks the intersections of queerness and Islam through a multimedia practice based in traditions of storytelling, textile crafts, and video. Bhutto has been a curatorial resident at SOMArts Cultural Center and has exhibited in galleries, museums, and theaters globally.