Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

Artist. Designer. Photographer. DJ. Stylist. Editor of Duty Free.

MISBAH AHMED

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Most of my time is dedicated to my thesis these days. I’m going to OCADU for illustration and I'm in my last year. On the side I’ve been doing some ceramics, photography and styling. I DJ as well, I go by Desert Princess. Community is very important to my practice. That and exploring narratives. It is through collaboration and helping friends that I find new mediums to translate my skills. My biggest obsession is zines. This summer, I started a publication called Duty Freethat explores liminality, with the first issue focusing solely on South Asian contributors. Sanjit Dhillon helped curate it and came up with the theme. Visibility is very important.There are new stories that need to get told.

desert

      princess

future plans

I guess I’m just trying to take things day by day. I have a lot of ideas. I get inspired and will make a lot of plans but then don’t always have time. Excited to be graduating this year so that I can embrace all the different forms of creating I would like to pursue. A lot of photography and and paintings. I would like to make animations soon too. I want to finish the graphic novels I started last year once my life quietens down. I’ve already started planning the next issue of Duty Free for the summer. 

misbahahmed.ca