Category Archives: Australian art

SBS Radio Arabic – From Morocco to Canberra: Success story of Artist Fatima Killeen


In January 2018, Fatima was recorded in an interview in Arabic discussing her work, art awards and the acquisition of her artworks by a number of Australian institutions. Click on the image below to listen to the SBS Radio Arabic … Continue reading

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Ballades Migratoires – Fatima Killeen – AwacerTV


A short video about my art produced for AwacerTV in Morocco

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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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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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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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