Ms. Layla I-Bacha
Art Specialist, Qatar Foundation

After graduating from Arts Plastique’s ‘s program at la Sorbonne’s –Paris 1 University in 2008, Bacha moved to Doha, Qatar where she started my career as an Art consultant/ Art curator In Waqif Art center. During her two years of work at the center, she was involved in organizing and curating several Art exhibitions for local and Arab Artists. Those two years were also full of collaboration with several cultural institutions in programming public activities. As an art consultant for Waqif Art center, Bacha was responsible of curating art collections for several commercial buildings including in Doha. With the Waqif Art center unfortunate closure in 2010, Bacha switched to freelancing, during this period she started curating IBQ artist series' where she combined local and Arab artists for an open-air exhibition on ‘The Pearl’ walkway. In 2011, Bacha started selecting and procuring a huge art collection for Qatar Foundation’s medical and research center ‘SIDRA’. In 2014, Bacha joined Qatar foundation as Art curator to acquire/commission, catalogue, manage and present/display Qatar foundation Art collection, Education city.