BEING A MUSLIM ARTIST: A Community Dialogue

Meet the Artist - Tue June 19

The Vancouver Biennale is pleased to present a community dialogue and artist talk with Saudi Arabian artist Ajlan Gharem and local writer Rahat Kurd in partnership with the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies‘ “Being Muslim: A Community Conversation Series”.

BEING A MUSLIM ARTIST: A Community Dialogue is an opportunity for Muslim artists in Metro Vancouver to reflect on their creative influences and practices within a local and global context. It is an opportunity for non-Muslim artists to learn about and from the experiences of local Muslim artists. Meet aspiring and established Muslims working across literary, musical, visual, and other artistic fields. Everyone is welcome.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Museum of Vancouver for this event. For more information feel free to contact Zarina at zarina (at)

This event will take place on unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territory.