About Ain Bailey

Ain Bailey is a composer, artist and DJ. She also facilitates workshops considering the role of sound in the formation of identity, and conducts sound workshops with LGBTQIA+ refugees and asylum seekers. Past exhibitions include 'The Range' at Eastside Projects, Birmingham; ‘RE:Respite’ at Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, and a solo show at Cubitt Gallery, London ‘And We’ll Always Be A Disco In The Glow Of Love’.

Bailey and Ego Ahaiwe Sowinski were commissioned by Studio Voltaire, London, as part of their ‘Desperate Living’ programme for which they created both a composition and print entitled ‘Remember To Exhale’. Bailey was commissioned by Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, to create the exhibition ‘Version’, and composed ‘Atlantic Railton’ which was part of the ‘Listening To The City’ sound installation programme in architect Sumayya Vally’s Serpentine Pavilion. Bailey was also commissioned for the ‘Black Melancholia’ group exhibition at CCS Bard, New York, USA and Bruckenmusik in Cologne, Germany. She is the 2023 Cavendish Arts Science Fellow at Girton College, University of Cambridge.

  1. Ain Bailey, Untitled (Our Wedding). (2022). As part of Black Melancholia’. CCS Bard Galleries at the Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on- Hudson, N.Y. 2022. Film. Duration: 30 minutes. Image still courtesy of the artist 

    Ain Bailey, And We’ll Always Be A Disco In The Glow Of Love (2019) Cubitt Gallery, London. 2019. Image credit: Mark Blower

    Ain Bailey, And We’ll Always Be A Disco In The Glow Of Love (2019) installation view, Cubitt Gallery, London, 2019, 4.1 audio track. 30 mins duration. Flooring design by Clemence Seilles. Image credit: Mark Blower

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