Dr Leslie Morgan was born in Britain of Anglo-Indian parents and emigrated to Australia in 1989. Morgan’s art practice spans thirty years and his artwork is represented in private and public collections including Museum Victoria and The National Sports Museum. His trans-disciplinary work in painting and writing concerns race, diaspora, migration cultural hybridity and whiteness. He is author of two books 'Illegal Action' (2005), 'The Significance of Diaspora Politics in
the Visual Arts' (2008) and many journal articles. Morgan’s chapter on the work of Abdul Abdullah is published as part of 'Re-imagining the City' by Intellect books (2013).