Razielle Aigen is a writer and visual artist. She is author of two chapbooks, “Light Waves The Leaves” (above/ground press 2020); and "Dreamlands" (Broken Sleep Press 2021). She has published poems, essays and interviews in both print and online publications across Canada, the US and the UK; and continues to show her text-based installation and visual art on an ongoing basis.
Razielle has been in writing residencies at several international art centres, including the Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity; and is the recipient of a Research and Creation grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.
An alumna of The Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University, Razielle holds a BA in Contemporary Studies and History from the University of King’s College & Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia; and is currently pursuing an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies in Experimental Humanities & Social Engagement at New York University, New York, NY.
Inspired by dreamlife and the beauty of natural organisms, her poetics explore themes of structure and formlessness, alongside the complexity of personal vs. interpersonal identity (de)formation in the advent of infinite access to unlimited information.
In a convergence of multiple mediums, she seeks to create with an all-inclusive, expansive poetics in mind.