Artist Abdullah M. I. Syed was born in Karachi, Pakistan and presently works between Karachi, Sydney, and New York. Syed’s art practice weaves together real and fictional narratives of East and West, seamlessly knitting together cultural and art historical references and concerns from each. Trained in diverse disciplines, Syed utilizes a variety of mediums and techniques including sculpture, video installations, drawing, performance and texts to investigate collisions between art, religion, economy and politics.