Darian Razdar is a writer, researcher, and artist living in Toronto, with roots in the Great Lakes and Caspian Sea basins. Darian’s multidisciplinary artistic and curatorial practices span literary, visual, and community arts.

Darian’s poetry, essays, short fiction, and editorial writing has been published by Toronto Star, Progressive City, Bodies of Knowledge, Pleasure Dome, Upping the Anti, Power Plant Gallery, and Metropolitics. His visual art has been exhibited by BUNKER 2, Xpace, and CUE Art Projects.

He is the founder and principal of Reflex Urbanism — an emergent urban practice studio that offers planning, research, writing, and engagement services in City Building and Culture.

Masters of Science in Planning (University of Toronto, 2020)
Bachelor of Arts in Social Theory & Practice and French & Francophone Studies (University of Michigan, 2018)

Thanks to Marisa Fulper Estrada for design assistance and to Ontario Arts Council for support building this site.