5 October to 23 November 2019

Born in 1987 in Somalia, Ahmed lives and works in Birmingham. He is a published writer and a multidisciplinary artist who primarily works in painting and drawing. His visual work is rooted in his writing: the themes for his paintings and drawings are influenced by his poems. Ahmed has two poetry publications When Heroes Hide Behind Curtain Ropes (2016) and Vessels (2017). He also performs his poems.