Zeinab Saleh
Born 1996 in Kenya
Lives and works in London



Selected Exhibitions


2020 Condo London, curated by Olivia Barrett and Finola Jones, Mother’s Tankstation, London 
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 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

Re:Take Future, curated by Jumoke Fernandez, EmpowAIR, Berlin

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




2019 BFA, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London

2015 Fine Art Foundation Degree, Royal Drawing School, London


Awards and Residencies


2019 Dumfries House Residency RDS, Ayrshire, Scotland

2018 Peer Forum, Camden Arts Centre, London 

         Redress, UCL Art Museum, London




2020 CherishTV, online screening for 24 hours only

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

2018 VIDEOSPORT, Good Sport Gallery, Ontario, Canad



Selected Press


2020 Dazed 100 (web)

DATEAGLE ART, Reclaiming Commonality (web)

2019 Failed Architecture, The Radical Culture of Night Shops and Beauty Salons (web)

The FACE (web)

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

Widening the Gaze, ed. by Nia Fekri (print)

2018  Khidr Collective Zine, Issue Two: Shifaa’ (print)

2017  Art Balaayo Fun, exhibition review (podcast)


Selected Talks & Presentations


2020 Panel discussion with Rizwan Hussain, Nurull Islam and Lamisa Khan, Chisenhale Gallery, London

2019 ASP fair, ICA London
         Where is South?, with Simon Njami, Tate Modern Tanks Studio, London
         Marathon: The City That Never Sleeps, in conversation with Amal Alhaag, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam                                        Women of the World: Smash the Ceiling, in conversation with Lamisa Khan, UCL, London

         Taking up Space, panel discussion, Blake Society, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
         Muslim Sisterhood Zine Launch, chair at panel talk, 1948Ldn, London

2018 V&A Friday Late: Threads, workshop with Muslim Sisterhood, V&A Museum, London

         Phantasy Art School, panel discussion at Bold Tendencies, London

           PROCESS!, zine fair at Somerset House, London



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