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Local artist sheds light on cultural belonging through group exhibition

Thursday, November 01, 2018 11:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Hashemi's series, Fleeing The Folio, is part of a group exhibit at TheMuseum.

Melika Hashemi is one of four Muslim artists whose work hopes to shed light on cultural belonging and social political issues.

Hashemi's contribution, Fleeing The Folio, is part of a group exhibit at TheMuseum in Kitchener called Connections and Context: Islamic Influences and Traditions.

Her work touches on the journey to belong as her work consists of taking out characters from Persian miniature paintings and placing them in current photographs she took of her surroundings in and around Kitchener and Waterloo. 

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