Osman Yousefzada is an Artist and Designer, he has forged a niche in luxury womenswear with an intellectual approach to design, exploring the cross pollination with other creative disciplines, garnering numerous awards. The designer and artist works at the intersection of art and fashion, combining his multi-disciplinary design practice with a strong sense of social commentary. His work is shaped by a personal consideration of the contemporary fashion world and the industry’s inherent inequalities, juxtaposed with representations associated with the experience of immigration.
Yousefzada pursued formal training and education at Central Saint Martins, London; the University of Cambridge; and SOAS, London.
He held his solo exhibition ‘Being Somewhere Else’ at Ikon, Birmingham (2018); and has collaborated on projects with Cecilia Bengolea and Haroon Mirza as part of Volcano Extravaganza -Total Anastrophes at Dhaka Art Summit, Dhaka/Stromboli (2018), as well as a group show Nightfall at Mendes Wood, Brussels (2019). He also participated in the Lahore Biennale ‘A Rich Tapestry’ &’ A Believe is not a belief, because the truth is unbelievable (2020), Recently at the Whitechapel Gallery London, he presented a film ‘Her dreams are bigger’ to co - incide with the painting show Radical Figures (2020). Osman has exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Design Museum, London, Wapping Project, London, Lahore Museum, Pakistan, Central State Museum, Almaty, Georgian National Museum, Tibilsi, Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio and the Ringling Museum, Florida,