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Alida Sayer

MA work

Sinking beneath the surface, into a hidden etymology of marks and matter made transparent. A meaning that we sense but cannot hold with our senses.

I try to read between the lines, to write the inner book. 


  • Alida Sayer
  • MA Degree


    School of Humanities


    MA Sculpture, 2014

  • Degrees

  • BA (Hons) Visual Communication Design: Illustration, Glasgow School of Art, 2009
  • Experience

  • Creative consultant, Marsden Woo Gallery, London, 2009-present
  • Exhibitions

  • There Is No Why (solo show), Marsden Woo Project Space, Marsden Woo Gallery, London, 2010; Presence-Absence, Kingsland Road Studios, London, 2011; Moments Hovered, Bermondsey Project Space, London, 2012; Baa, Marsden Woo Project Space, Marsden Woo Gallery, London, 2012; Real to Reel: Film as Material in Making, Crafts Council Touring Exhibition, across UK venues, 2014; Stereo Type (touring), Boston Association of Architects, Boston, USA, 2014
  • Awards

  • The Varley Award, Royal College of Art, 2013; D&AD Best New Blood Award, 2009; Shortlisted, Design Week Rising Star Award, 2012; Shortlisted, Output Foundation Print Creativity Award, 2009