Ayesha Hameed

Ayesha Hameed is an artist and writer who lives in Montreal. Her video and interactive works look at the relationship between migration, history, incarceration and colonialism. She's written for Public, Fuse Magazine and Topia as well as a few collections of essays like PLACE: Location and Belonging in New Media Contexts (2007) and is a part of the No One is Illegal Collective in Montreal. She's almost finished her PhD in Social and Political Thought at York University where her dissertation explores the imagery of the sea in the discourse of modernity and the middle passage.