2017        BA Hons (1st) Performance: Design and Practice, Central Saint Martins

2015        Foundation Diploma in Theatre Design, Camberwell, Wimbledon and Chelsea College of Art/UAL


Associate Lecturer 

2019-Present     Associate Lecturer, BA Performance: Design and Practice, Central Saint Martin's, London, UK

2020                  Associate Lecturer, BA Fine Art: Painting, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK

2018-2019         Visiting practitioner, Performance: design and practice, Central Saint Martins, London, UK


2017      Tell Us About It: Digital Artefact, London, UK 

2020      Jerwood Arts Bursaries, London, UK 

2020      LADA, Katherine Araniello Bursary, London, UK 

Artist in Associate 

2018       Artist in Associate for POW, Spread The Word London, London, UK


Selected group exhibitions: 

2016    Durational performance and installation, Making a Home, Gedes Gallery, London-UK

2017    Video piece,I Will Hold Your Gaze, Cookhouse Gallery, Chelsea College Art, London-UK

2017    Durational performance, Heroin, Square London Gallery, London-UK

2017    Video piece, iScream, Hotel Elephant, London-UK  

2017    Video piece, Queer Art(ists) Now, The Mill Co. Project, London, UK

2018    Polaroid photography, Fuck Off: An Art Show, Limbo Limbo, London,UK

2018    Video piece, Paradise Underground,cSugar Cane, London-UK

2018    Polaroids photography, Femmetopia Festival,VFD, London-UK

2018    Polaroids photography,”Mystical Femmes”, Creep Show, Retro Bar, London-UK

2019    Polaroids photography,”Mystical Femmes”, VFD10:Punish the streets, New Art Projects, London, UK

2019    Prints, Lesley Magazine Exhibition 19 Aug-15 Sep 2019, Horse Hospital gallery, London, UK

2019   Prints, Spread touring exhibition (Grrrl Zine Fair) 12 Oct-2 Nov, Arcadecampfa, Cardiff,Wales

2019   Drawing and print, Gallery Selection, Salon at The Wing London, London- UK


Solo exhibition:

2018    Solo Exhibition, Accessibility Note no. 3 Katy Jalili, Galerie AVU,Praha-Czech Republic

Selected performances:

2016   Solo act for ‘Prime of Ms david Hoyle’, Chelsea Theatre, London, UK

2017   Durational performance ‘Dear Woody’, Heroin Exhibition, Square London Gallery, London-UK

2017   ‘Queer Propaganda’, Tenderloin no 8, Toynbehall, London, UK

2019   ‘Cool Dad’, Marlborough theatre, Trans History Month Festival, Brighton, UK

2019    Solo Act, Wotever world, South Bank, London, UK

2019    ‘Evil Eye’, Shadow sisters, ICA, London, UK

2020    ‘Mystical Femmes: A Lecture on Exploring Intimacy with a Focus on Humans’, CHASM festival,

             Commissioned by Centre for Live Art Yorkshire, Leeds, UK

Assistant Director

2020      Assistant Director, Edythe Woolley’s Sensitive Plumbing, The Yard Theatre, NOW2020, London UK


2016    ‘Becoming Portraits’, The White Pube: Zayn Malik Zindabad, Lewisham Arthouse, London-UK

2017    ‘Becoming Portraits’, MicroActs, Hotel Elephant, London-UK 

2017   ‘#Familiar #Touch #Lost #Figures’, Where Dreams Cross, Stockholm-Sweden

2017    ‘#Familiar #Touch #Lost #Figures’, Cutie.BPoc Festival, Copenhagen-Denmark

2017    ‘#Familiar #Touch’, MicroActs 2, Hotel Elephant, London-UK

2017    ‘#Familiar #Touch’, ThoughtWorks, London-UK

2018    ‘#Familiar #Touch #Lost #Figures’, Femmetopia Special: International Women's Day, VFD, London-UK

2019    ‘Women with Moustaches’, MicroActs: Chelsea College of Arts, London-UK

2019    ‘Women with Moustaches’, MicroActs: Cave Pimlico, London-UK

2019    ‘#Familiar #Touch #Lost #Figures’, Cinema of Sisterhood, Whitechapel Gallery, London-UK

2019    ‘#Familiar #Touch #Lost #Figures’, SQIFF-Official Selection, Glasgow-Scotland 

2020    'Zoom on Me' Mystical Femmes, Live Art Club online festival, UK

2020    ‘#Familiar #Touch #Lost #Figures’, Sex and Rage online Festival, UK

2020    ‘#Familiar #Touch #Lost #Figures’, Queer MENA online film Festival, Habibi Collective with ShakoMako, Sweden


Print Publications:

2016     Beyound Gender: The Identity of Fashion, Shades of Noir ToR, London, UK

2016     Women and Non-Binary, Shades of Noir ToR, London, UK

2017     Queer Bodies, Shades of Noir ToR, London, UK

2018     The Orgasm Issue- Katy Jalili, London, UK 

2018     PinkLight:Art work and text, Trans Sex Zine (Vol 1), Minneapolis,Minnesota 

2019     Gal-dem Un/Rest Publication: Healing Music and Ancient Heritage,   London, UK 

2019     Louche Magazine: Genderfvcker: The DIY and Punk Drag Competition,  London, UK


Online Publications:

Shades of Noir,  I U SHE: Pronouns? What’s that all about?

Shades of Noir,  Author, Katy Jalili

Gal-Dem, Author, Katayoun Jalili

Huffington Post, Non-Binary People Need To Take Charge Of Their Own Creative Spaces 

Bustle, Artist Katy Jalili Uses Makeup To Highlight, Not Hide

FEMzine, High Pitched and Moist: An Interview with Tami T

Femmi-Errect, FemmeBoys: A celebration of femme identifying boys


Panels / artist Talks:

2016     Artist Talk 'Intersectionality on Stage' , CREN’s 2nd Annual Conference, University of Sheffield Humanities Research Institute, Sheffield, UK

2017     Interview, LCC x ICA: Politics of Looking Film Festival, London, UK

2017     Panel Discussion,LCC, queer in the media,London College of Communication, London, UK

2018     Panel Discussion, Pride AM: Trail Blazers Event, London, UK

2018     Pride, Past Present Future, Artist panel, UAL x Bishopsgate Institute ,  London, UK 

2018     Silenced Museum, Intervention Discussion on tackling sexual harassment, Ugly Duck, London, UK

2018    ‘Beautiful Fruit’: LGBTQI+ artists on challenging normatively, Space studios, London, UK

2019    ‘Queer Panel and Networking’, Arts Student's Union: Arts Unlocked, Peckham Levels, London, UK

2019     Artist talk, Intersectionality of Race & LGBTQ Lecture, Central Saint Martins,  London, UK

2020      Artist talk, LGBTQ+ History Month, Norwich University of Art, Norwich, UK 

2020      Manchester Pride, Pink-washing panel, online conference, Manchester,UK

2020      City and Guilds, Fine Art course, Artist Talk, London, UK 



2016     Hausmag: "Discussing Queer Feminism", UK

2016     Libertine Magazine, Identitat Issue, Katy Jalili, Germany

2016     i-D Germany: Outside The Binary Project by JJ Thunderkhat, Germany

2017     Shades of Noir: Katy Jalili performing ‘Menstrulogue’ at Herstory, UK

2017     i-D UK: 5 Queer Artists You Need to Know, UK

2017     BAMM: BRAND ACTIVISM: Katy Jalili, artist & performer, Uk

2018     Dalston Superstore: Katy Jalili, UK


2018     Broadly, "People Show Us the Outfits That Helped Them Embrace Their Inner Femme"              

2018     Vice: Noisy, How to Run a Truly Inclusive Club Night

2019     i-D: 'All the diverse performers you won't see on rupaul's drag race uk', UK

2019    Sassify Zine, Queeroes, Interview with Katayoun Jalilipour, Issue 7

2020    K(y)nk Magazine, Nooks and Crooks, Czech Republic 

2021   Thiiird Magazine, Katayoun Jalilipour: Bringing Performance Art To Remote Audiences During The Pandemic


2016     Event lead, Women and Non-binary: Black History Month, Shades of Noir, Central Saint Martins, London-UK

2017     Event lead, Queer Bodies, Shades of Noir, London College of Fashion, London-UK

2018     Organiser, F**k Transmisogyny, Arts Student Union and ArtsFems, London College of Communication, London-UK

2018     Co-producer and Host, Gender Fvcker: Non-binary Drag competition, London, UK


2016        BBC Radio Asian Network, UK

Student activism

2016/17   Elected women’s officer at Arts student union 

2017/18   Elected welfare officer at Arts student union 

2018/19   Elected welfare officer at Arts student union 

2018/19   Elected non-binary representative at NUS:Trans Conference 

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