Belgian born in 1997, lives in Liege (Belgium)
Instagram : @layla_saad.p
A recent graduate of the Photography section of the École Supérieure des Arts Saint-Luc Liège and winner of the Roger de Conynck 2020 prize awarded by the Fondation du Roi Baudoin, Layla Saâd’s photography is more about experience than discourse. With a freedom of styles and techniques, she explores the life of alternative worlds created on the margins of society or in reaction to its standard principles. I
Series “Feu collectif” © Layla Saâd, MP#01, Fonds Régnier pour la Création / VU’.
This series by Layla Saâd composes a fragmented and hectic account of her own life in squats, mainly the one that serves as her main residence. It translates a way of life, a choice of the margin, the close links between those who populate these places, the intensity of the shared moments and the meetings. “A certain approach of affection. To be able to anchor. Capturing moments, encounters and keeping an indelible trace of them.”