Leylâ Gediz was born in Istanbul in 1974. Gediz occupies an important place in the field of visual arts in Turkey and abroad. After attending the Staedelschule für Bildende Künste in Frankfurt and the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London, she completed her MA in Visual Arts at Goldsmiths College (London) and a BA in Fine Art at The Slade School of Fine Art, UCL (London). She has been widely exhibited and her work is included in several prestigious private and public collections. Three of her works previously shown during Serpilen at The Pill are being presently exhibited in the Collection presentation at the Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven.