Laetitia Algalarrondo Ahmed

Area: Battersea

Type: Artist / Individual

Art form: Art, Craft, Textiles

The Mystic Maiden Mother
The Mystic Maiden Mother

Biography / Artist statement

Heartmade by umm Z&i is an « High-Functioning » autistic hijabi artist inspiring and giving visibility to Muslim Women in Art through mix media, journaling & textile artworks. Advocate to improve mental health through artistic self expression especially when it’s hard to express through speech. She went to fashion design school in France but discovered later that textile was not only made for clothing or household linen but she could play and make lots of visual Art with fabrics. And the adventure began with the pandemic…

Associated with: Part of openheart collective

Why do you love Wandsworth?

It’s a nice borough to live. What not to love about Wandsworth ?