Events and programs held in conjunction with the exhibition, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’: Faith and Culture in Islam, with treasures from the Vatican Anima Mundi Museum, the Sharjah Museums Authority and the National Museum of Australia.
Silk, gold and sublime artistry: The inimitable world of Islamic textiles
In this lecture, Christina Sumner draws on textile artefacts displayed in the exhibition, 'So That You Might Know Each Other'.
So That You Might Know Each Other
Muhammed Aksu and Dylan Esteban explore the meaning of the exhibition title, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’, taken from a verse of the Holy Qur’an. This phrase is a source of inspiration and guidance for the Muslim world and beyond, reminding us of the value of respect and human equality.
A dialogue of objects: Implications of Islamic art
Lecturer in art history and visual culture at Charles Sturt University, Dr Sam Bowker outlines some of the complications that situate 'Islamic' art as a challenging and global field.
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