Author Archives: Fatima Killeen

About Fatima Killeen

Fatima Killeen is a Moroccan painter/printmaker from Casablanca now living in Canberra, Australia

All Muslims should not be blamed for actions of select few, Canberra artist – Fatima Killeen


In an article accompanying the Australia Wide video story “When art and culture collide” ABC reporter Karen Percy talks with Fatima about her art and politics. Like many Australian Muslims, the Moroccan-born artist is worried about Islamophobia aimed at ordinary Muslims who … Continue reading

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TV interviews with Fatima Killeen


Over the years I have often been asked to comment on international and national current affairs. Film crews and reporters visit my home for various stories or content for documentaries. I have even been filmed preparing Moroccan food for several overseas cooking shows … Continue reading

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ABC Radio – Islamic Fusion


I talked about the new Islamic Museum of Australia in my previous post – here is a link to an audio clip of the  ABC Radio program The Spirit of Things with Dr Rachael Kohn. In the program Rachael talks about … Continue reading

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Fatima’s art on display in three national museums


Across the last few years my work has been displayed at museums in Canberra, Sydney  and Melbourne. Two large works along with my life story and other personal items have been on permanent display at the National Museum’s Australian Journeys exhibition since the exhibit opened in 2009. One of the works, … Continue reading

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Islamic Arts Symposium at the IMA


Last week the Islamic Museum of Australia invited me to Melbourne to talk at the inaugural Islamic Arts Symposium and attend the Gala Ball on Sunday evening . I spoke about my work and how art affects change by expressing our concerns … Continue reading

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Sacred group exhibition at M16 – Benita & Fatima


Fatima Killeen and Benita Tunks in front of the ‘The shroud has no pockets’ and ‘Awakening of an old flame 1 & 2’.

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Sacred exhibition opens at M16 Gallery in Canberra


Our latest group exhibition “Sacred” opened last night at the M16 Gallery in Canberra. There was a good turnout for the opening and Dr Stephanie Dowrick flew down from Sydney as our guest speaker. The exhibition was curated by the very hard-working Benita Tunks. The … Continue reading

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