Safdar Ahmed

Safdar Ahmed is an artist, musician and educator who lives on Dharug country. He works primarily in the mediums of drawing and comics, focusing on issues of representation and belonging with regard to language, religion and culture. He is a founding member of not-for-profit community art organisation Refugee Art DAWN’, was staged by Kings Cross Theatre 2019/Green Door/Apocalypse Project, for which he conducts regular art workshops with people of an asylum seekers and refugee background in their studio at Thirning Villa, Ashfield. Safdar is the author of a documentary graphic novel about Australia’s harsh treatment of refugees, called Still Alive, published by Twelve Panels Press.