Layla Curtis

Layla Curtis (b. 1975) studied at Edinburgh College of Art and Chelsea College of Art. In 2010 Curtis travelled to the Borneo rainforest to live with nomadic hunter-gatherers and made work subsequently exhibited at Matt’s Gallery, London (2012). She undertook an International Fellowship to Antarctica (2005/6) and residencies with Art on the Underground (2007/8), Turner Contemporary (2004/5) and Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Japan (1998/9). Forthcoming projects include those with StoreyG2 and the Great North Run Moving Image Commission. Solo exhibitions include those at Spacex, Exeter (2013); Phoenix, Leicester (2013); Ormeau Baths, Belfast (2008), New Art Gallery Walsall (2006); and Milton Keynes Gallery (2000) .Group exhibitions include those at Tate Modern, London; Drawing Room, London; Pavilhão Lucas Nogueira Garcez-Oca, São Paulo, Brazil; RMIT, Melbourne, Australia; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing, France and Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, Canada. Curtis’ work features in the Tate Collection, and the Government Art Collection.

Last updated: 04.03.2015


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