hello.laila08@gmail.com

Born 1996, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Lives and works in London.

Education:
2021-22: University of Oxford, MSt in Film Aesthetics (Merit)
2019-21: Slade School of Fine Art, MA in Fine Art (Distinction)
2015-18: Chelsea College of Art and Design, BA in Fine Art (First Class Honours)
2014-15: Central Saint Martins, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Distinction)

Solo Exhibitions:
Solo Presentation, Sherbet Green & Harlesden High Street, London, April 2023
Wipe Clean, Rose Easton, London, June 2022
not yet, San Mei Gallery, London, February 2022
healthy pink, springseason, London, December 2020
hold my hand by the tail, Transition Two, London, July 2019

Selected Group Exhibitions:
Between You and Me, San Mei Gallery, London, November 2022
THE BLUE, THE PINK, THE VOID, Austrian Cultural Forum, London, July 2022
City Entwined, Paradise Row, London, March 2022
I Knock on Your Skin, Set, London, March 2022
MELTDOWN, Ridley Road Project Space, London, February 2022
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Firstsite, Colchester, September 2021; South London Gallery, London, March 2022
NUDE, Fotografiska, Stockholm, September 2021; New York, February 2022
mind-forg’d manacles, FILET, London, November 2021
Creep Vector, Gossamer Fog, Online, May 2021
THEN OUTSIDE FROM NOW INSIDE, Chaos Magic Space, Nottingham, November 2019
Sour Persimmons Chasm, Ex-Baldessarre, Bedford. September 2019
Hydrangea, Underground Flower, Nakhon Ratchasima, April 2019
SEN5.0, Tate Exchange, Tate Modern Switch House, London, March 2017
Strangelove Moving Image Festival, Central Saint Martins, London, March 2017

Awards:
CIRCA x Dazed Class of 2022
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, 2021
Omni Colour Artist Award, 2021
Elephant Trust Funding, 2020

Press:
Artist interview, NR Magazine, Ellie Brown, 2022
New Contemporaries Evening Standard Review, Ben Luke, 2022
Featured Exhibition: Laila Majid and Louis Blue Newby, ‘not yet’, The Shock of The Now, Hector Campbell, 2022
Laila Majid & Louis Blue Newby find queer utopian potential with south florida sky, FACT Magazine, Henry Bruce Jones, 2022
Artist Interview, Coeval Magazine, Pietra Galli, 2021
SEE SOME ALLURINGLY GROTESQUE PICTURES OF TONGUES, Dazed Beauty Magazine, 2019