Tag Archives: Moorish

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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Thrity Daily Greetings – Day 30 – Rumiyat: Dreaming of Paradise


Fatima Killeen Rumiyat: Dreaming of Paradise 2007 Etchings, dry roses, found objects on wood 3 pieces 30cm (L) x 25cm(W) x 10cm(D) each The world of Rumi is unique. It is a sanctum where religion, status, race or political forces … Continue reading

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 29 – In the name of Rumi


  Fatima Killeen In the name of Rumi 2012 Colour collograph, wood, found Dervish image & objects 54cm x 32cm x 15cm “When we came to Australia, we brought nothing with us from Iran, but Rumi was always in our … Continue reading

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 28 – The Gathering


Fatima Killeen The gathering 2012 Wheat, henna, acrylic on canvas on table 65cm x 70cm “The gathering” is the outcome from the final workshop with the Muslim women in Canberra. My idea is nurtured by the gathering of women back home … Continue reading

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 26 – Journey of Surrogacy and Resilience


Fatima Killeen Journey of Surrogacy and Resilience  2010 Etching on paper, found objects on wooden box 70cm x 90cm Entry in Blake Art Prize 2011 – selected for Directors Cut online CLICK on the image to enlarge To all pilgrims … Continue reading

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 25 – Mother and India


Fatima Killeen Mother and India 2012 Acrylic, sand, wood, lace, found objects 68cm x 37cm x 17cm This shrine/drawer is an expression of the love and yearning for home and family. It is the biggest compromise of all and I share … Continue reading

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