A political refugee from the Middle East in the early 80′s, Aida has been an associate lecturer (and alumni) on the Surface Design Program at the LCC for the past 10 years. Some of the highlights of her teaching career have been her Course Directorship for the Foundation Course in Applied Arts at the LCC (2004/05) and the EDPM Intensive Program at Budapest Tech Polytechnical Institution in 2009.
During this time she has built up her hand printed clothing company Brag, selling to the likes Asos.com and had a print studio and shop in the heart of the East Ends Brick Lane. Not being content with her prints and images on clothing alone, she has diversified her designs, working inside and out, producing paste-up instillations in various special environments and making her debut print release in the ‘animal 3D series’ which were snapped up by Nelly Duff gallery.
Since then, Aida has exhibited in various exhibitions with more major ones including Mutate Britain (One Foot in The Grove) in West London (2009) and High Roller Society’s gallery Press & Release. In 2011 completed a street art inspired print project with Safewalls, which is an art project, set up by Cirque du Soleil. More recently she has showcased two major screen print releases at Pick Me Up (Contemporary Graphic Design) 2012 exhibition, and just completed the Banger Art project alongside major international street artist with Nelly Duff which involved transforming an old car in to a piece of art.
Now working under the umbrella brand of “The Glorious House of Brag” which includes, aidaprints.com, showcasing her designs, clothing & Screen Print editions as well as running an independent print house offering artist editions and a consultancy service. Her Current research is in the development and the role of Screen Printing in our digital world where she has been making a documentary film on the subject in the last year.