Artist Taslim Samji: Finding similarities in our differences

Artist Taslim Samji: Finding similarities in our differences
Taslim Samji. Image Credit: Boaz Joseph / The Leader

By Sheila Reynolds for Surrey North, Jan 15, 2016: For artist Taslim Samji, solutions to the most difficult problems can often be found in the simplest of answers.

The Vancouver artist and writer is the guest curator of the most recent exhibition at the Newton Cultural Centre gallery.

Called Commonality, it features the work of nine professional and emerging female artists, all of whom are Ismaili Muslims who have roots in East Africa, India or Pakistan – though all have called Canada home for decades.

It’s a “slice” of a specific minority group, Samji says, who share their ideas, memories and inspiration through their contemporary artwork.

Read more at Surrey Leader

View Photo Album by Raymond: Commonality: An Exploration of Pluralism

Commonality: An Exploration of Pluralism
Commonality: An Exploration of Pluralism. Flickr Photos by Raymond Kam

Header image: Taslim Samji, Taj by Taslim Samji

Author: ismailimail

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

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