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Studio Upstairs founder, author and NUQAT Cofounder, a believer in shaping the region’s creative communities.

Tala Saleh is the Founder and Managing Director of The Studio Upstairs, a boutique creative agency in Khobar and co-founder of NUAT.

Known for her fascination with graffiti, Tala is more widely known as the author of Marking Beirut – A City Revealed Through its Graffiti, a book that addresses political and social graffiti as a form of communication in Lebanon’s capital. She is the first Saudi woman to publish a book on the topic of graffiti, and has been a featured guest speaker on several primetime TV shows as well as a panelist at Miami Art Basel in 2012.

Tala is the cofounder and KSA Ambassador of NUQAT, a creative initiative and platform that connects and educates creatives in the Middle East.

Tala is currently pursuing her first venture into product design and continues her mission to support shaping the creative community of Saudi Arabia.





Workshops by Speaker

A lifetime of Creativity

29th October, 2020
01:45 PM - 02:30 PM