Bahar Sayed is a second generation Afghan Australian academic, writer, and multidisciplinary artist. Her practice enjoys exploring the links between disparate ideas, sometimes threading nuanced comparisons while other times desperately trying to find a connection. Sayed’s work is concerned with theories of place, religious scholarship, spiritualism, and links between tradition and modernity. Sayed’s art has been published in Healing Practices and Running Dog, and her essays have been published in unMagazine and Runway Magazine. Sayed currently lives in Wanneroo, on the traditional lands of the Noongar People.
Bahar is a member of the 2021 Perth Festival Arts Writing Group.