Layal’s research interests include cultural and post-colonial studies, theory and criticism of art and feminist and gender studies. She is a co-founder of Arab Cultural Studies Group and is currently working on a book with Tarik Sabry titled Arab Subcultures: Transformations in Theory and Practice where she will also contribute a chapter on Egyptian Surrealism. Her publications include a chapter titled Rethinking Gender Studies: Towards an Arab Feminist Epistemology in Arab Cultural Studies: Mapping the Field
Layal presented her research in a number of different forums including Iniva, The Courtauld institute of Art, Ruskin School of Art -University of Oxford, and the University of Copenhagen. She recently curated the exhibition On Borrowed Time (March 2014) the Institute of International Visual Arts, Iniva.
THURSDAY 21 JUNE, 6PM – 10PM
FRIDAY 22 – SUNDAY 24 JUNE, 10AM – 7PM
Monday 25 June, 10am – 4pm
T1, OLD TRUMAN BREWERY, 81 BRICK LANE, LONDON E1 6QL
MA Photojournalism alumnus Jason Larkin is now showing at Flowers Gallery
Jason Larkin Past Perfect
Centred around questions of authenticity and the representation of collective histories, Past Perfect (2008 – 2016), is a new series of photographs by British photographer Jason Larkin, highlighting the visual presentation of war and conflict within public museums around the world.