The exhibition “Sacred” opens from 15 November to 1 December 2013 at the M16 Gallery in Canberra. The show is curated by Benita Tunks with works on display by Rachel Develin, Tina Fiveash, Gerald Jones, Mary Kayser, Fatima Killeen, Matthew Harding, Jenni Kemarre Martiniello, Amanda Stuart, Marcus Tatton and Bruce Tunks.
The exhibition opens on Friday 15 November at 6pm with a speech by Dr Stephanie Dowrick and the M16 Gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday 12pm-5pm.
An artist floor talk will be held Saturday 16 November at 1pm
M16 is located at 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith ACT
A video interview discussing my artwork in the exhibition is on YouTube.
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On International Women’s Day the Al Maghribia newspaper published an article about Fatima while she is travelling in Morocco.
Read the article HERE
Fatima is currently in Morocco and exhibiting in Rabat along with 30 other Moroccan artists at the Spot the Encounters Art Painting Exhibition from 19 to 31 March 2013 at the Cultural Complex Agdal, organized by the Association of Visual Arts in Morocco.
Spot les Rencontres Artistiques Exposition de Peinture du 19 au 31 Mars au Complexe Culturel Agdal-Ryad à Rabat organisée par l’Association de lauréats section Arts plastiques au Maroc.
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In 2004 the Canberra Islamic Centre (CIC) produced a government sponsored video about the centre and its members. I was one of three people interviewed to show how the centre interacts with the community. A seven minute excerpt showing footage in my studio and some of my artworks is now available on YouTube. To watch CLICK HERE or view the embedded video below.
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A few weeks ago I was invited to write a few paragraphs about my art and fashion for the Sartorial Stories pages on the Faith Fashion Fusion website. For those who have not been to the Sydney Powerhouse Museum in recent times, the exhibition continues until February 2013.
I hope you enjoy my story and while you are there, have a look at the other stories and spend some time to looking around the rest of the exhibition website.
Read Fatima’s story HERE
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Tagged Arab, arabic, faith, Fashion, Fusion, High fashion, Killeen, Maroc, marocaine, Moroccan, Morocco, museum, Muslim, Muslim Women, Powerhouse
Artworks from the Australian Muslim Women (No Added Sugar) exhibition held at Casula Powerhouse Arts Center earlier in the year have been posted on the Right Now – Human Rights in Australia blog.
If you didn’t see the exhibition here is your chance – CLICK HERE
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The African Film Festival 2012 will be held at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre from 18-23 September 2012 in association with the African Diplomatic Women’s Group – Missions of Botswana, Kenya, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe. There will be eight films shown from the participating countries. For more detailed information – CLICK HERE
The Moroccan film The Tale of a Mchaouchi Wrestler will be shown at 5pm on the 22nd September and was directed by Mohammed Ahed Bensouda. The movie website has some great clips and music playing in the background.
“The story is set in ancient Morocco and revives the traditional martial art of Lamchaoucha. A young carpenter of modest means, Slimane, is in love with the beautiful Saadia. But rich merchant Takokh wants to marry her. Slimane challenges Takokh to a winner-takes-all wrestling match. This epic comedy-drama won best direction at Cinemar (Rotterdam) and best actor at Rabat’s 2010 International Flm Festival.”
See you there!
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