Charisma Christal Thomas joins the Centre A team as a curatorial assistant under the mentorship of curator Henry Heng Lu. She is a recent graduate of Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Thomas’s current work comprises of illustration and printmaking, both of which are based in research methodologies and archival practices. With a focus on environmental sustainability rooted in a sense of place, Thomas looks for the intersection between artistic practices from her Malaysian and Indian heritage and the relationship that can be formed with nature. Her past exhibition experience includes A Zine Launch Event at Access Gallery as part of Far Afield Collective and “A Clinic Unlike Any Other”, a collaborative curatorial exhibition at Emily Carr.