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NameLaila Sahrai
Born1975 in Kabul/Afghanistan
Websitewww.lailasahrai.de
www.lailasahrai.galerie.nl
 
 
Schooling / Qualification / Studies:
 
1981 – 1983Basic school in Kabul/Afghanistan (Broke up school, emigration to Pakistan due to war in Afghanistan) )
1983 / 1984Stay in Peshawar/Pakistan, short attendance at an Afghan school in Peshawar
1985 – 1987Ludgerigrundschule (Basic school), Coesfeld (D)
1987 – 1989Theodor-Heuss-Realschule, Coesfeld
1989 – 1995Gymnasium Nepomucenum, Coesfeld
1995 – 1997Heriburg Gymnasium, Coesfeld
1997internship in the architecture office of Steinberg & Köppen, Coesfeld
1997 – 1998apprenticeship in technical drawing, Planungsgruppe Skribbe-Jansen, Münster
1998 – 1999internship in stage- and costume design at the Städtische Bühnen Münster
1999 – 2000Theater: „Connewitzer Cammerspiele“, Werk II, Leipzig Children’s and youth’s Theater: „Haus-Steinstraße“, Leipzig
2000Drawing and graphic course at the evening school of the Academy of Fine Arts, (Hochschule für Grafik- und Buchkunst), Leipzig
2000 - 2001internship in stage- and costume design und model making, Schauspiel Leipzig
2001Diverse drawing courses in Münster
1999 - 2002Autonomic studies in painting and drawing
2002 – 2007Studium: Visuelle Kommunikation und Autonome Bildende Kunst mit Schwerpunkt Malerei, Zeichnen und Grafik an der “Academie voor beeldende kunst en vormgeving“ (AKI) in Enschede / Niederlande
2009internship at the "Porzellanatelier Claudia Biehne", Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig
Since 2008Self-employed
 
Exhibitions:
 
2001"Cafe Bamyan", Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig
2002Muffathalle, München
2007Final Examination Exhibition, AKI, Enschede (NL)
2008"Delusion, Appreciation or in-between", Ausländerbeirat, Stadthaus II, Münster
2008"Belongings", 24-hour-exhibition, Leipzig
2009"Delusion, Appreciation or in-between", Ver.di - Bildungszentrum, Gladenbach
2009Guggsdugud, Leipzig
2010"Frau Natur", Stadthalle Münster-Hiltrup
2010"paintmovements", Ausländerbeirat, Stadthaus II, Münster
 
Projects:
 
2000 / 2001"The Mystiknight", Moritzbastei, Leipzig
2005"Zwart in dienst van Oranje", organization of an exhibition at the Tropical Museum of Amsterdam (KIT)
2007 / 2008"Project VorBild" – in cooperation with the Faculty of Public Health of the University of Bielefeld and the "Federal Center for Political Education", Bielefeld
2009"Intercultural Dialogue for preventing violence through arts", Leipzig
 
Publications:
 
2007"Aki Schilders Lichting 2007"
2007"Aki Eindexamenkatalogus 2007"