Under Siege in the Suburbs

Congratulations to Perth based artist, Abdul Abdullah for his latest exhibtion Siege, launched on Saturday June 21st, 2014. This  event comprises a collection of digitally remastered photographic works reflecting the anxiety and frustration felt by people from Abduls...

Walking the talk, dot.com..

Tonight  I was thrilled to attend the launch of the world’s first Somali-English Dictionary app, by  local entrepreneurial superstar Nadia Fargaab. So very proud of this young woman who continues to trailblaze her way into new artistic and pioneering frontiers....

Ending violence is a strategic fight

On June 13th, as Chairperson of the Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights (AMWCHR), we launched ‘Working with Muslim Women on the effects of family violence and child sexual abuse on children’. This guide considers the migration, cultural...

The exhibtion ends, but the conversations continue…

The morning after the exhibition before, I exhale and reflect upon ‘Faith Fashion Fusion’, marvelling at a learning curve, exponential as it was exhilarating in curating the Melbourne component of this national exhibition.  I am grateful for the countless...

Giving it to the system, one board at a time?

BORDERLANDS – By Philip George On June 9th, the Islamic Museum of Australia opened its latest touring exhibition, Borderlands, by Professor Philip George from the Centre of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales.  This showcase will feature an array of 21 uniquely...