Journeys of love through the Arts

Salma Arastu Rumi Poem II: Weaving Mat

Journeys of Love through the Arts is a panel presentation and Q & A session on Love as embraced in various aspects of arts, including the spirit.

WHEN: Saturday 21st Apr 2012 11:00am-2:00pm

Guest speakers: Salma Arastu (international contemporary artist) Deborah Cheetham (Renowned Yorta Yorta – Indigenous soprano and composer) Clare Williamson (co curator Love and Devotion: from Persia and beyond – State Library of Victoria) and Alia Gabres (Melbourne based spoken word poet and co Director of the Centre for Poetics and Justice)

Moderator: Susan Carland

Reflect upon the universal topic of love as explored through the various mediums of the arts and uniquely presented by each of our guest speakers. From Rumi, Hafiz and Shakespeare to Indigenous contemporary performance; we invite you to join in this wondrous journey. Presentations followed by a facilitated panel discussion and Q&A.

Free entry- bookings required- refreshments provided
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Ph: 9328 2067


A presentation of the Islamic Council of Victoria
Proudly sponsored by Islamic Museum of Australia and the National Centre for Excellence in Islamic Studies (NCEIS) University of Melbourne.