Category Archives: Moorish

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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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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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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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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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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