Said Jiddawy is a multidisciplinary artist best known for their digital illustrations. They identify as trans-feminine, non-binary, and queer. They emigrated to Canada from Zanzibar, Tanzania more than ten years ago but miss the island sun every day.
Sahira Q is Said’s drag persona who uses drag as a way to express and explore themes of gender, culture, romance, pleasure, and self.
Outside of art, you can find them playing video games, watching cartoons with their partner, or dancing up a storm in their kitchen. They are also an activist, and a freelance graphic designer.