Hussain is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Design at Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture. As a researcher, Hussain has presented her work at national and international conferences, and published it internationally as well. Her current interests include the re-examination of Design Education, its conception and evolution, in the Pakistani context, whilst exploring the possibilities of design as an active contributor to the socio-cultural and political landscape. Hussain received a Bachelors degree in Communication Design from Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, and a Masters in New Media and Society from the University of Leicester, UK.
Sledd, a professional academic and artist, works at the intersection of the humanities, art, and technology. She is deeply fascinated by the nature of form and structure, of transformation and permutation. Her research and creative interests span the connections between text and image, virtual and material structures, labyrinths, fairy tales, metamorphoses, and hybridity. Having taught in Pakistan and the United States, Sledd has contributed to the Justuju Faculty Development Program and served on the review committee of the Khoj Design Research Residency.
A professional photographer for over 30 years, Farah Mahbub has established an international reputation as both teacher and practitioner of the fine art photographic medium. She joined the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in 1997 as a faculty member, where she has been ever since. Under her tenure, photography has evolved from a single class into an undergraduate minor, and finally into a major media subject in the Communication Design Department.