Category Archives: Canberra

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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Article about Fatima Killeen in the Al Maghribia newspaper (Morocco)


On International Women’s Day the Al Maghribia newspaper published an article about Fatima while she is travelling in Morocco. Read the article HERE

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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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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 24 – The water jar


Fatima Killeen The water jar 2012 Conversations of Compromises A series of seven artworks Acrylic, sand, wood, found objects 68cm x 35cm x 17cm The drawer/shrine cherishes a cycle of life that is sustained by women back home in Bangladesh for … Continue reading

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 18 – I will write I promise


Fatima Killeen I will write, I promise  2000 112 colour collographs and etchings 136cm x 168cm My work evolved around writing letters to my deceased mother as a way of staying in touch as if she is still there. These … Continue reading

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 9 – Out of the Letterbox, No.3 and No.8


Fatima Killeen                                                                                                                             Out of the letterbox No.3 and No.8    2001                                                                              No.3 and No. 8 in a series of 10                                                                                                          Acrylic on canvas board                                                                                                                          Each 25cm x 35cm

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 8 – Moroccan Birdhouses


Moroccan birdhouses by Fatima Killeen                                                                                            On permanent display in the Australian Journeys exhibition                                              National Museum of Australia               Thirty daily greetings will display a different image each day during Ramadan 2012  Click on the image … Continue reading

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The LOOK and MIRROR exhibitions of Australian picturebook art


I have just returned from the fantastic LOOK! and Mirror exhibitions                at the Canberra Museum and Gallery. The exhibitions showing the original                        “art of Australian picture books” are displayed in two separate spaces; one is the collaged illustrations of Jeannie Baker from her Moroccan/Australian … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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