Zeinab Saleh
Born 1996 in Kenya
Lives and works in London

Education

 

BFA, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London (2016- 2019)

Fine Art Foundation Degree, Royal Drawing School, London (2014- 2015)

Selected Exhibitions

 

2020

 

After Image, curated by Robert Spragg, MAMOTH, London 

26 September – 28 November 2020

Condo London, curated by Olivia Barrett and Finola Jones, mother’s tankstation hosting Château Shatto, mother’s tankstation, London [two-person exhibition with Yuko Mohri]


2019

The Poetics of the Neighbourhood Rascals, curated by Amal Alhaag, Barbershop Mixed People, Rotterdam

A patch of green in London, curated by Jerome Ince-Mitchell, Cookhouse Gallery, London

2018 

The Age of New Babylon, curated by Sara Gulamali and Samboleap Tol, Lethaby Gallery, London

Redress, curated by Dr Andrea Frederickson, UCL Art Museum, London


Eating At the Same Table, curated by Hamed Maiye, The Gallery at Willesden Green, London


Widening the Gaze, curated by Zeinab Saleh, Slade Research Centre, London

Friday Late: Snap with i-D, with Muslim Sisterhood, curated by Jenna Mason, V&A, London

2017  

Ain’t I Beautiful, curated by Mattie Loyce, 198 Contemporary, London

 

Screenings

 

CherishTV, 24 hour online screening (2020)

Marathon: The City That Never Sleeps, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam (2019)

VIDEOSPORT, Good Sport Gallery, Ontario, Canada (2018)

Residencies

Dumfries House Residency, Royal Drawing School, Ayrshire, Scotland (2019)

Redress, UCL Art Museum, London (2018)

 

Awards 

a-n Time, Space, Money (2020)

Duveen Travel Scholarship, awarded by Slade School of Fine Art, UCL (2019)

Artquest: Peer Forum, Camden Arts Centre, awarded by Artquest (2018)

Prankerd-Jones Memorial prize awarded by Slade Prizes and Scholarships Committee (2018)

Interviews / Press / Publications

 

2020

Vogue Arabia, Meet the Young Artist Collective Creating a Space for Muslims in the Industry

The Face, Scrap that, lets Begin Again

 

Performing an alternative archive of Muslim experience, Lorén Elhili

Photoworks Annual 26, ISBN 978-1-9037965-7-3

Elephant Magazine, For Zeinab Saleh, Co-Founder of Muslim Sisterhood, Community Is Everything

Dazed 100

DATEAGLE ART, Reclaiming Commonality

2019

Failed Architecture, The Radical Culture of Night Shops and Beauty Salons

The Face, Muslim Sisterhood spotlight

Muslim Sisterhood, ed. by Zeinab Saleh, Lamisa Khan and Sara Gulamali

Widening the Gaze, ed. by Nia Fekri 

2018

Khidr Collective Zine, Issue Two: Shifaa’ (print)

Talks / Presentations

 

2020

Community building through practice, Contemporary Art Lecture, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, 21 October 2020

Panel discussion with Rizwan Hussain, Nurull Islam, Zeinab Saleh and Lamisa Khan, Chisenhale Gallery, London

2019

Artist Self-Publishers' Fair, ICA London

Where is South?, with Simon Njami, Tate Modern Tanks Studio, London


Marathon: The City That Never Sleeps, Zeinab Saleh in conversation with Amal Alhaag, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam

Women of the World: Smash the Ceiling, Zeinab Saleh in conversation with Lamisa Khan, UCL, London

Taking up Space, panel discussion, Blake Society, University of Cambridge, Cambridge

2018

V&A Friday Late: Threads, V&A Museum, London

Phantasy Art School, panel discussion at Bold Tendencies, London

 © Zeinab Saleh. All rights reserved. 2020

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