is a Sydney-based photographer who is currently a PhD candidate at Monash University, Melbourne and Lecturer in Photomedia at Sydney College of the Arts at the University of Sydney. Fahd completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts with first class honours in 1997 and in 2003 a Master of Fine Arts by research, both at the University of New South Wales, College of Fine arts.
Fahd’s work is represented in major public collections in Australia such as the Art Gallery of New South Wales, National Gallery of Victoria, National Gallery of Australia, Artbank, University of QLD Museum, University of Wollongong Collection, Monash Gallery of Art, Gold Coast City Gallery, Albury City Gallery & Casula Powerhouse Art Centre. She is the recipient of numerous New Workgrants from the Australia Council for the Arts along with art awards and residencies such as the NSW Women & Arts Fellowship from Arts NSW, the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Foundation for the Arts Photography Award, the National Photography Prize and the Moya Dyring Studio from the AGNSW.
For the series ‘Camouflage’ the photographer creates vibrant self-portraits while hiding from the camera. By covering herself with colorful sheets, only the tiniest body parts can be seen through cut holes.
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