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Alya Hatta

Alya Hatta
Drawing on personal experiences and memories, the work Alya Hatta makes explores her Southeast Asian identity, and portrays the colourful intimacies of the diasporic human condition. Alya takes inspiration from the communities of both her South-London and Kuala Lumpur residences as well as Southeast Asian mythology to create alternate realities in an attempt to find new spaces in which she can call home.

Community and ecology are key influences in her work. The backdrop of these new worlds are framed by creating a wilderness that bridges ecologies from Southeast Asia and Europe, with aims of rooting Alya deeper and more securely in each location.

Alya Hatta is an interdisciplinary artist based between London and Kuala Lumpur. She holds BA (Hons) Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London and MA Painting, Royal College of Art. Solo exhibitions include Playing Chopsticks, Yavuz Gallery, Singapore (2023); Up on Stilts, The Room, London (2022); IDA, Lupo Gallery, Milan (2022). Past Group Exhibitions include White Lodge, Island 83 Gallery, New York (2023); Future Fair, Eve Leibe Gallery, New York (2023); New Origins, Andrea Festa, Rome (2023); Friends and Family II, PI Artworks, Singapore (2023); Ingram Prize Exhibition, Unit 1 Gallery, London (2022); There Goes the Neighboured, Inigo + Madder, London (2022); Finding Home, Tate Britain, London (2022).  
Alya Hatta
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