Suleika lives and works in London. Central to her practice are nuanced and authentic portrayals and stories, as well as educating and challenging harmful stereotypes. She is passionate about finding unity in diversity, her intimate imagery explores themes such as spiritual practices, transcendental experiences, various forms of communities as well as the human condition.


Born in Switzerland, Suleika was brought up in a Sudanese Sufi Muslim order. She spent her formative years going to school in Switzerland whilst⁠ continually travelling to Sudan, Egypt, the UAE or across Europe to practice with her Sufi community. Her upbringing, crossing geographical and religious divides, as well as her inner tension due to being from two cultures, has led to her creating her own unique aesthetic and point of view, occupying and creating a new space for people with hybrid identities.

selected publications & clients: Document Journal, Vogue Polska, Vogue Italia, L’Officiel Mexico, Novembre, Net-A-Porter, Farfetch, Marni, Missoni, Liberty, Puma, Axel Arigato, Pucci, Patou, Saloni, Bethany Williams, Pringle of Scotland, Highsnobiety


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