Muslim Women’s Arts Project
impact in local communities.
Australian Muslim Women’s Art Project run by Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre,
Sydney, is tapping into the talent of eight Muslim women artists by
helping them run art workshops within their local communities.
series of new works have also emerged from this creative hub of Muslim
women artists from around Australia. Artists include: Asiya Sian Davidson,
Fatima Killeen, Idil Abdullahi, Marwa Charmand, Mehwish Iqbal, Resala
Alazzawi and Zeina Iaali.
year workshops were held in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra; from these
workshops artists created new works for the 2012 May exhibition.
variety of mediums are on show: printing, drawing, photography, organic
material, painting, etching, textiles, jewellery, sculpture, sound and
hope to exhibit in other Australian cities as well as overseas once the
2012 season at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is over.
Australian Human Rights Commission and the Australia Council for the Arts
funded the Australian Muslim Women’s Arts Project.
May 12 – July 8, 2012.
more information visit www.casulapowerhouse.com
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is the cultural facility of Liverpool City
Fiona Lelilio: 02 9821 9145
Photos and interview opportunities available ***
Clay workshop for African
refugee women run by Idil Abdullahi.
Photo courtesy of Idil Abdullahi
A professional development
workshop run by Nicole Barakat.
Photo courtesy of Rusaila Bazlamit