Layla Sailor is a multi-faceted artist and educator based between the
UK and Asia. Using a mixture of playful interaction and technical experiments playing across language, culture and expectations, she layers images to explore identity and femininity across cultures using fashion image as a medium. Alongside her art practice, she works internationally as an Art Director and Consultant.  



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Clients and Collaborations: SHOWstudio, Manchester Art Gallery, Boohoo, Charlotte Tilbury, Modern Designers, MMU, Vidal Sassoon (UK & China), T&G, British Council

Publications: SHOWstudio, French Fries Magazine, BJP, Decalogue Magazine, S Moda Spain, Turn On Magazine, Silhouette Italy, The Times, Active Beauty Austria, Barbara Magazine, Cosmopolitan FR, Art + Design CN

Represented (Archive 2009-2019) by Gallery Stock & Camerapress
Exhibitions and Awards: 
2021 - 2023 Collective Dreams Wuhan, Ningbo, HK, UK 
2021 Female in Focus Single Image Winner, BJP
2021 Female in Focus WOPHA Miami, US
2020 Red Room LOOK Biennial 2020 Satellite Programme
2020 JUMP LOOK Biennial Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool
2019 Supermarket Styling, Wuhan China
2018 Free the Pussy Summerhall, Edinburgh
2017 Discursive Documents Huddersfield Art Gallery
2015 Mystic Pizza Berlin Fashion Film Festival - Nominee
2014 Gemma Parker & Layla Sailor HOME, Manchester
2014 Fragment / Reflect Red Bull Studios, London
2012 Art Takes Paris Grand Prize Winner

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