Leila Fatemi is a Toronto-based photographer of Iranian, German, and Indian descent. Currently completing her B.F.A. in Photography at Ryerson University, Leila is influenced by her own life experience and understandings as a visual artist living between cultures. Her work results from personal reflections as well as the attempt to create a better understanding and appreciation for Islamic culture and its foundations. Through the perspective of a practicing Muslim artist, she strives to create thought-provoking work that allows viewers to look at alternative perspectives of Islamic traditions. 


Solo Exhibitions:
The Wandering Veil, IMA Gallery, Toronto
September 4 - 28, 2013

Group Exhibitions:
Timeraiser, Framework Foundation Organization, Toronto
Maximum Exposure, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Ryerson School of Image Arts,          Toronto
(Mus)interpreted, Daniel Spectrum, Toronto
SNAP! Toronto, The SNAP! Factory @ Andrew Richard Designs, Toronto

Full Frame: Holiday Show and Auction, IMA Gallery, Toronto 
Capstone II, Toronto Laser Services, Toronto
The Story of the Creative, See.Me NYC Gallery, New York City
Muslima | Muslim Women's Art & Voices Online Gallery, International Museum of Women,                             http://muslima.imow.org/gallery/wandering-veil
Outburst! Celebrating Muslim Women's Art, Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto
Maximum Exposure, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Norman Felix Gallery, Toronto
RedBird Editions Online Gallery, RedBird Editions, http://redbirdeditions.com/leila-fatemi/
XII: Ryerson Third Year Show, IMA Gallery, Toronto
Full Frame: Holiday Show and Auction, IMA Gallery, Toronto  

Rendered, Gallery 310, Toronto
RyersonxBrighton, 2012, University of Brighton & Gallery 310, England, UK  
Re-Awakening; IMA Building Opening, Ryerson University, Toronto

Function Magazine 14
Function Magazine 15
TRANSFORM: Ryerson University's FCAD Review 2014

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