Mina Heydari-Waite is British-Iranian artist and facilitator living and working in Govanhill. Central to her artistic practice is an interest in the reciprocal relationships between places and communities, their histories and their emergent futures. Past work has included installation, sculpture, video, print, performance, text and sound, often undertaken in a variety of community and collaborative contexts.
Mina currently has a solo show at Collective Gallery (Edinburgh), In sleep it made itself present to them (2021). She is the Engagement Coordinator for A Moment’s Peace, a participatory arts organisation in Glasgow, and is working as an Independent Facilitator for a Glasgow Artist Moving Image Studios research project, supporting a working group to develop a response to initial proposals for the redevelopment of Govanhill Picture House. In 2020 Mina was selected to be part of Collective Gallery’s Satellites Programme and in 2019 she was a recipient of the Jerwood New Work Fund for her work همسفر.