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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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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 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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Sacred exhibition at M16 Gallery – video interview with Fatima


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 … Continue reading

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Video interview with Fatima Killeen – Moroccan artist, painter, printmaker


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 … Continue reading

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No Added Sugar on the Human Rights in Australia Blog


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 … Continue reading

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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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