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Leila Frijat is an illustrator and Artist with a keen interest in creating works that memoralise the
meaningful places and icons that inspire feelings of belonging and home. With a varied illustrative
style, Frijat has worked on a wide diversity of commissioned projects that are playful and invite
audience members to look closer and discover smaller details that reflect their local community.
She is also an artist and designer with with work spanning across interactive installations, drawings, videography, and photography.

Commissioned Art and ProjectsCurrent and Upcoming ProjectsOutdoor Mural (2.5m x 3m), Khamsa Café Erskineville
Indoor Mural (17m x 4m), WOTSO co-workspace
Past Projects2024 - Union Aid Abroad - APHEDA T-shirt Fundraiser
2024 - Wedding Card Illustration, Private Commission
2024 - Podcast Art Illustration, Licensed Poetics
2023 - Visual Scribing, Pari and Gudskul Gallery
2023 - Illustration, Khamsa Eatery
2023 - Hallway Mural (9.5m x 5.5m), WOTSO co-workspace
2023 – Outdoor Mural (13m x 5m), WOTSO co-workspace
2023 – Lobby Mural (17.5m x 3.5m), WOTSO co-workspace
2023 – Kitchen mural (15m x 2m), WOTSO co-workspace
2022 – Illustrated Map - Welcome to Westpoint, Westpoint Shopping Centre
2022 – Illustrated Map - Blacktown City Art Walk, Blacktown Arts Centre
2021 - Illustration - Heart of Blacktown, Blacktown City Council
2021 - Illustration - Nick Marcus, GenMusic
2018 - Videographer and Editor - HIF Cloud Workshop, University of New South

Exhibitions & Events:
2023 – Secret Sitter, Goodspace Gallery. Sydney, Australia.
2022 - Northstar Markets, Epping
2022 - World's between, The Waiting Room Project
2021 - Glass, Pari Gallery
2021 - Impressions, Gaffa Gallery
2020 - Not For The Brief, Kudos Gallery
2019 - UNSW Art & Design Open Day Exhibition, Interactive Media Lab
2019 - Generative Installations, Interactive Media Lab
2019 - Parasitic Structures, Down/Under Space
2019 - Otherworlds Zine Fair, Marrickville Town Hall
2018 - Mosman Youth Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery
2018 - Share your Zines Fair, New Moon
2017 - FUTUREself , AIAI Kowloon Tower, Hong Kong
2017 - Arc spring pARTy, 107 Projects
2017 - Kumano, Kudos Gallery

2024 - Summer Artist Residency Program, Gorman Arts Centre. Canberra.
2020-2021 - Carer-in-Residence, UTS
2019 - Arc AiR, Fowlers Gap NSW

Selected Projects

Dreams of Home Illustration

Celebrate Our Love - Wedding Card Illustration
Private Commission

Dreams of Home Illustration
Dreams of Home Illustration

Dreams of Home - Digital Illustration
Commissioned by Khamsa Eatery
'Dreams of Home' illustration and tee. All proceeds from the shirt went to directly support the Palestine Children's Relief Fund (PCRF).

P2P Ngariung #2
Commissioned by Pari and Gudskul Gallery - Graphic Recording/ Visual Scribing a series of online workshops facilitated by Pari and Gudskul Galleries.

The Installation.

WOTSO Outdoor Mural (2023) - Wall Size 13m x 5m
Commissioned by WOTSO Coworking Space. Images by @kyu.media

The Installation.

Indoor Mural (2023) - Wall Size 17.5m x 5m
Commissioned by WOTSO Coworking Space. Images by @kyu.media

The Installation.

Indoor Mural (2023) - Wall Size 15m x 3.5m
Commissioned by WOTSO Coworking Space. Images by @kyu.media

The Installation.
The Installation.

Welcome to Westpoint - Hoarding (2022)
Commissioned by Westpoint Shopping Centre

The Installation.

Heart of Blacktown Illustration (2021)Commisioned by JOC Consulting and Blacktown City CouncilThis artwork was developed as part of the 'Heart of Blacktown City Centre' project. The project is being delivered as part of the NSW Government’s Places to Love program. Blacktown City Council are working with the Department of Planning Industry and Environment to develop a Place Identity and Place framework that will express the spirit of Blacktown in both short-term activations and longer-term design recommendations, that make the city centre a great place to live, work and come together as a community.

The Installation.

Reverberation Room (2019), Installed at Pari Gallery (2021)In collaboration with Monisha Chippada and the interactive installation was exhibited during UNSW Open Day in the Interactive Media Lab.The work looks to examine soft encounters with technology by integrating microphones, speakers, and screens within the woven forms to create an echo-scape.
_ Watch Here_
Thank you to Rish Verma for his technical support.Photography: Document Photography

Nick Marcus self-titled EP Cover and Alternative Cover art

The Installation.

Dimples (2021)When I think about my memories, they seem to gravitate around certain innocuous objects- a spoon, a pen, or even a pebble.In this work, I invite others to think about sentimental objects in a similiar manner and to signify the weight of these objects on their memories by placing a pebble in handwoven tapestries that are suspended.
Photography: Dean Qiulinli

The Installation.

Entropic Recollections (2019)
An exploration into the decaying effects of memory recollection through cyanotype photography and an installation constructed from found objects from my home.
Photography: Joan Shin.

Capturing a self-portrait.

...sitting between then and now (2019)
_A series of experimental cyanotypes conducted prior and during my residency in Fowlers Gap, NSW. _

The Updated Logo.
New Identity applied to Stationary

Mahboba’s Promise Rebranding (2019)
Mahboba's Promise is a not-fo-profit organisation that required a new visual identify to represent the warmth and compassion of Mahboba. The new visual identity aims to bring new energy into the identity through a updated logo, typography, and branding colours. In doing this the new identity is more personal and aims to inspire hope towards building a future for the people of Afghanistan.
See Mahboba's Promise website to see their current identity.

The Updated Logo.

Dog Ears (2018)
Dog ears is a 16 page collection of illustrations and rough quick sketchbook drawings which I have marked as some of my most sentimental drawings. It will be printed in black and white and presented in an a5 format, saddle stitched binding.

Postcards (2018)
A personal project which I created to be a collection of digital and film photography from the past decade and from various locations. The zine is printed as a 17 page long, full colour zine as a series of postcards (148 x 105mm) presented inside an envelope in both gloss and matte paper versions.

Innate Encounter (2017)
_A collaborative interactive sculptural piece created by Max Den Engelsman, Mija Healey Leila Frijat & Joan Shin. _
_‘innate encounters’ is an interactive work which featured in the UNSW Interactive Media Lab and was created to extenuate and emulate the experience of running one’s hand through a field of grass. When the audience member runs their hands through the grass it triggers different sounds with various intensity depending on the speed of the action. _

The Updated Logo.

The Reverberation Room (2019)In collaboration with Monisha Chippada and the interactive installation was exhibited during UNSW Open Day in the Interactive Media Lab.The work looks to examine soft encounters with technology by integrating microphones, speakers, and screens within the woven forms to create an echo-scape.
_ Watch Here_

Xenon (2016)
A wearable object which is based off the narrative by Radiolab on their story “Elements” where they examined the significance of the four elements. Xenon focuses on the narrative of Xenon and in specific the cosmic rays which the element is used to try to capture. The wearable piece is intended to reflect the intangibility of these rays, and how often they go unnoticed.
Listen here to the episode.

Cocoon (2017)
A interdisciplinary, collaborative work by Monisha Chippada, Marlene Baquiran, Michael Nguyen Huynh, Leila Frijat, Kristone Capistrano. Exhibited in the Sydney Design Festival, March 2018 .
Cocoon is a playful speculative tool for navigating our media heavy landscape. Combining easily accessible technology with experimental fashion, the headpiece is a challenge for individuals of society to reject the countless logos and advertisements that confront us in day to day life.