Babar Suleman is an artist and writer, with a practice-led Doctor of Philosophy in Fine Art from the University of Oxford.
Through the foregrounding of place, body and personal voice in moving image and new media, Suleman investigates notions of love, worldmaking and magic in order to shift viewer perceptions about structures of coloniality, marginalised identities and self-determination.
A Fulbright scholar, they graduated with an MFA from Parsons School of Design (New York). Suleman was an Inclusive Histories Research Fellow at Compton Verney Art Gallery in 2021. Commissions and grants include b-side Arts Festival, Platform Art Projects, and Arts Council England. Suleman is a Senior Lecturer in Filmmaking in the School of Digital Arts (SODA) at the Manchester School of Art.