Australian Muslim Women’s Arts Project and No Added Sugar exhibition – News and interviews


The No Added Sugar exhibition opening at the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre on Saturday 12 May 2012 is the culmination of twelve months of community engagement and hard work by the artists and project coordinators. The group of artists from different cultural backgrounds have worked with the Australian Muslim Women’s Arts Project (AMWAP) initiatives in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra.

The project is a national arts engagement project, funded by the Human Rights Commission and the Australia Council for the Arts. The AMWAP link above includes the names of all the artists and staff involved in the project.

Here are some links to articles and interviews in the newspapers and on ABC National:

Muslim women showcase their talents – ABC Radio National, 8 May 2011                         Crossroads of East and West – Sydney Morning Herald, 6 May 2012                               Muslim Women Artists – Photo Portfolio – Sydney Morning Herald, 6 May 2012      Engaging with Home – Emily Parkinson, Australian Financial Review, 5-6 May 2012         Its state of the art for Muslim women – Melissa Matheson, The Telegraph, 6 May 2012   Fast Five with …. Rusaila Bazlamat – Artfiles – In Focus, 1 May 2012                           Canberra artist in Casula exhibition….. – Helen Musa, Canberra City News, 9 May 2012 Mapping the riches of Muslim artistry – Ian Cuthbertson, The Australian, 24 Nov 2011 Muslim women share artworks and writing – Farah Abdurahman, SW Advertiser, 11 April

About Fatima Killeen

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