Category Archives: Moorish

Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 28 – The Gathering


Fatima Killeen The gathering 2012 Wheat, henna, acrylic on canvas on table 65cm x 70cm “The gathering” is the outcome from the final workshop with the Muslim women in Canberra. My idea is nurtured by the gathering of women back home … Continue reading

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 27 – Journey of Surrogacy and Resilience – Tree detail


Fatima Killeen Journey of Surrogacy and Resilience 2010 – Tree detail Etching on paper, found objects on wooden box 70cm x 90cm Entry in Blake Art Prize 2011 – selected for Directors Cut online CLICK on the image to enlarge

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 26 – Journey of Surrogacy and Resilience


Fatima Killeen Journey of Surrogacy and Resilience  2010 Etching on paper, found objects on wooden box 70cm x 90cm Entry in Blake Art Prize 2011 – selected for Directors Cut online CLICK on the image to enlarge To all pilgrims … Continue reading

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 25 – Mother and India


Fatima Killeen Mother and India 2012 Acrylic, sand, wood, lace, found objects 68cm x 37cm x 17cm This shrine/drawer is an expression of the love and yearning for home and family. It is the biggest compromise of all and I share … 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 23 – Woven Prayer


Woven Prayer 2007 Collaboration by John & Fatima Killeen Wood, acrylic, embossed paper, ink, tarlitan 220cm x 117cm x 104cm Arabic reads:  The only conqueror is God At the Friday prayer from a raised pulpit called the “minbar,” the congregation … Continue reading

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 22 – The world stood there to watch No.3


Fatima Killeen The world stood there to watch No.3 2009 Collograph (Not in my name) Oil, embossed paper, acrylic, found objects, wood 60cm(h) x 50cm(w) x 15cm(d) Click on the image to enlarge

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 17 – She is still weaving through the night


Fatima Killeen She is still weaving through the night   2006 Yarn, bamboo, muslin, ink, wood, acrylic 169cm x 107cm The loom is a special combination of patience and anticipation – it comes alive when warped and dies when the warp … Continue reading

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 16 – The Irony of Al-Andalus


Fatima Killeen                                                                                                                               The Irony of Al Andalus  2003                                                                                                   Mixed media on wood                                                                                                                              70cm x 90cm  Arabic script reads:  “The only conqueror is God”  Spain owes [its’] importance of history largely to the Arab-Muslims. The Moors conquered a large area of … Continue reading

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Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 15 – Gracious Seed 6


Fatima Killeen                                                                                                                                     Gracious Seed 2006                                                                                                                            No.6 in a series of 10                                                                                                                       Acrylic on wood                                                                                                                                 25cm x 35cm My work is inspired by the Moorish garden and architecture of the “Great Mosque of Cordoba” in Andalusia. When the Moors ruled Spain … Continue reading

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