Babar is a UK-based artist, designer, researcher, writer and educator. He is currently a practice-led doctoral student in Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford.
A Fulbright Scholarship alumnus, Babar has an MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design in New York City. He previously attended the MBA program at the Lahore University of Management Sciences in his home country, Pakistan.
Babar's diverse work experience and past credits include a Hearst and NYC Media Lab Fellowship, design work awarded by Intel and Hyperakt's Re3 StoryHack, design and marketing for Unilever (TONI&GUY, CLEAR), fiction work (praised by the likes of New York Times best selling author Mohsin Hamid), design writing (published by California based The Daily Egg and German design hub Smashing Magazine), user experience design for educational non-profit Shaheen (in collaboration with Harvard and MIT alumna), art direction and editorial for the LUMS Business Review and film/media work that has been screened for audiences in Paris (NUMA), New York (Parsons) and Los Angeles (New Media Film Festival).
With a recent passion project, Four Broken Hearts, Babar was successful in combining all of his different interests and skills into a cohesive storytelling experience.
Babar has taught art, film, design and media at undergraduate and graduate levels at prestigious Pakistani institutions like the National College of Arts (NCA) and the National University of Science and Technology (NUST).
Babar continues to work part-time as a freelance designer, consultant and mentor, and you can contact him via email.