ZM (b.1994, london) is a writer and art critic. she is one half of the white pube, a website she runs with her friend gabrielle de la puente, where they publish reviews and essays about art and culture at large.



feb ‘19[GOOD MORNING ft. Sujan Haria]

performance at eastside projects, birmingham for digbeth first friday as part of the range, a group show curated by rehana zaman. 

‘join artist and writer zarina muhammad, and her cousin, musician sujan haria for a performance: a dramatised reading of GOOD MORNING.. , an essay on whatsapp greeting cards, image circulation, and the aesthetic value of kitsch.’

pls email for a pdf of the transcript, if u like :)

apr ‘18[Jazzy B and the radical act of doing it again (Once more with feeling)]

shown at wild pop symposium, newcastle university

video about jazzy b lmao & creative practice

watch it here

jan ‘18[GRWM: I wish I was a ghost! a narrator! a disembodied voice! (ft. Akash Chohan)]

performance at the river rooms, somerset house studios. a commission for Hyper Functional, Ultra Healthy 

‘an intimate new public reading with zarina muhammad & akash chohan that explores the gap between the conscious self and the physical body via the phenomenon of the youtube beauty vlogger’

listen to an audio recording here

nov ‘17[Dear Friends,]

publication for un-publish 2.08, commissioned by banner repeater  

‘un-publish is a series of critical works published on paper, disseminated from br’

i think you cna still pick up a copy from banner repeater, on the platform at hackney downs station. if you want a copy posted out to you, email me -- i think i still have some somewhere!

oct ‘17[Dear Friends,]

live broadcast of a chat show, hosted by zarina muhammad, from residence at banner repeater  

‘for 6 days i will be hosting 6 guests and discussing the potential twitter has to play host to a new and more unstable form of writing // speech. how do u feel about it all? my 6 guests are all writers, artists or twitter dons, these are all people i see on my newsfeed, in my ‘here’s what u missed’ section and this is all painfully subjective. let’s pick at behaviours we’ve normalised, like a scab.’

watch ep 1: gdlp
watch ep 2: ami clarke
watch ep 3: aaqib hussain
watch ep 4: christopher kirubi
watch ep 5: haseeb qureshi & akash chohan
:) :) :) :) :)