Nur:Light – the Essence — An exhibition of works by Ismaili artists in collaboration

Wed May 13 to Fri May 29
Opening celebration: May 13 at 6:30 pm
A Roundhouse Partnership


Inspired by the mystical verse on light in the Qur’an, this exhibition explores the multifaceted notion of light in both its popular and mystical forms – especially within a contemporary context.

Curated by Amyn Sunderji and Jabbar al-Janabi, this exhibition presents artists from the Ismaili, Iraqi and Iranian communities and features the work of:

Amir Ali Alibhai, Jabbar al-Janabi, Sherazad Jamal, Pari Azarm, Mohamed Somani, Rozita Moini Shirazi, Rubina Rajan, Riyadh Hashim, Alia Noormohamed, Nabil Adnan, Naznin Virji-Babul, Farida Mawji.

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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  1. Related from Globe and Mail

    As part of the ExplorASIAN Asian Heritage month festivities, this exhibition brings together works from 12 Ismaili Muslim artists to explore the notion of light in its popular and mystical forms, within a contemporary context. Themes include mythology and symbols from Mesopotamia and Eastern arts, as well as cultural narrative and diversity, spiritual, social and gender issues. Until May 29, Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre.


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