Sophia Al-Maria

is a Qatari-American artist and writer based in London, UK. Her memoir, The Girl Who Fell to Earth (Harper Collins, 2012), will be published in Arabic by Bloomsbury Qatar this spring. In 2014, she had her first solo show, ‘Virgin with a Memory’, at Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK. She is the recipient of a 2015 Sundance Institute Fellowship and her work is included in the New Museum Triennial, New York, USA, which runs until 24 May.

Q: What music are you listening to? A: Things that would disgust my teenage self; I have betrayed her.

BY Sophia Al-Maria | 23 FEB 15