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    • 30 DEC 15
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    VILLAWOOD  Notes from an Immigration Detention Centre

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    VILLAWOOD Notes from an Immigration Detention Centre by Safdar Ahmed describes life in Villawood through the medium of a web comic.

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    Bio

    Safdar Ahmed 

    is a Sydney-based artist and academic.
    In 2010 he completed his PhD with the Department of Arabic and Islamic studies at the University of Sydney.
    Before that, Safdar completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Sydney’s National Art School. He works largely in the mediums of drawing, comics and watercolour.
    He is a founding member of the Refugee Art Project, for which he conducts art workshops with refugees and asylum seekers in detention.

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