Ayesha Hadhir, (b.1994, Abu Dhabi, UAE) studied Visual Art at the College of Arts and Creative Enterprises at Zayed University. Ayesha works predominantly in installations using textile, to create textured pieces –centralising the materials she uses. Her work is inspired by elements and objects that revolve around familial histories and activities such as diving and fishing. She has exhibited across the UAE in different capacities including a solo exhibition, Al Doobah curated by Walter Willems, in Al Serkal Avenue Dubai (2018) and group exhibitions including, Emirati Traditional Games, curated by Summayya Al Suwaidi, at Al Qattara Art Centre, Al Ain (2017); 35th Annual exhibition, curated by Nasser Abdullah, Emirates Fine Art Society, Sharjah (2018); Do Art Do it Now commissioned by the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi (2017). Ayesha was selected as one of the Salama Hamdan Emerging Artist Fellowship (SEAF) in collaboration with Rhode Island School of Design, Community and Critique, Cohort 4 exhibition. Currently Ayesha works in arts programing at Warehouse421, Abu Dhabi.