Taslim Samji: Burnaby Arts Council celebrates diversity

Taslim Samji: Burnaby Arts Council celebrates diversityThe Burnaby Arts Council is celebrating diversity.

The arts council’s Deer Lake Gallery is hosting Discovery: a slice of diversity, running until Nov. 29.

The exhibition, curated by Taslim Samji, includes the work of six professional and emerging female Ismaili Muslim artists who migrated to Canada from their birthplace of East Africa, with cultural roots from India and surrounding countries.

An opening reception was held Saturday, Nov. 8, and NOW photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by to check it out.

The Deer Lake Gallery is at 6584 Deer Lake Ave. It’s open Tuesdays to Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. See http://www.burnabyartscouncil.org.

via Burnaby Arts Council celebrates diversity – Entertainment – Burnaby Now.

Related Photostream at Flickr:

Discovery: A Slice of Diversity. Group Exhibition of Ismaili Muslim Female Artists. Curated by Taslim Samji. Nov 8th-29th, 2014.
Discovery: A Slice of Diversity. Group Exhibition of Ismaili Muslim Female Artists. Curated by Taslim Samji. Nov 8th-29th, 2014. Nashifa Rashid (Artist), Sher Nasser (Artist), Naznin Virji-Babu (Artist), Shazia'Ayn Babul (Artist) & Taslim Samji (Artist/Cu
Discovery: A Slice of Diversity. Group Exhibition of Ismaili Muslim Female Artists. Curated by Taslim Samji. Nov 8th-29th, 2014.
Discovery: A Slice of Diversity. Group Exhibition of Ismaili Muslim Female Artists. Curated by Taslim Samji. Nov 8th-29th, 2014., Taslim Samji (Artist/Curator) and Bill Thomson (President, Burnaby Arts Council)
Discovery: A Slice of Diversity. Group Exhibition of Ismaili Muslim Female Artists. Curated by Taslim Samji. Nov 8th-29th, 2014., Taslim Samji (Artist/Curator)
Discovery: A Slice of Diversity. Group Exhibition of Ismaili Muslim Female Artists. Curated by Taslim Samji. Nov 8th-29th, 2014., "Bodacious" by Nashifa Rashid.

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