In this 9th Episode of Chris Dyer’s new Podcast show, he interviews his artist friend Leyla Ghobadi, aka Leyla is on Fire ((@leylaisonfire on Instagram)! She is a multimedia artist and DJ based in the Plateau hood of Montreal.


They talk about her studio and the Plateau Mt Royal neighbourhood, horror movie props and Halloween, the band Alexisonfire, Leyla’s Persian heritage, Miami Art Basel, her path of becoming an artist, working in marketing, interior design, real estate and modeling, as well as pricing art, working with epoxy, working with galleries, fraudulent art reprinters/bootleggers, teaching art, live painting at festivals, her infamous tryst (or lack thereof) with Kanye West, and world travel and art jams