Zeinab Saleh
Born 1996 in Kenya
Lives and works in London



Selected Exhibitions



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


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


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

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


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




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

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


Awards and Residencies

Dumfries House Residency RDS, Ayrshire, Scotland (2019)


Peer Forum, Camden Arts Centre, London (2018)

Redress, UCL Art Museum, London (2018)




CherishTV, 24 hour online screening (2020)

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

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

Selected Press



Photoworks Annual 26 (print)

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

Dazed 100

DATEAGLE ART, Reclaiming Commonality


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

The FACE article

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

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


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

Selected Talks & Presentations



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


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

Muslim Sisterhood zine launch, panel discussion, 1948Ldn, London


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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