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Juried Student Photography Exhibition, “Global Perspectives on Contemporary Muslim Life”
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In conjunction with the 2017 Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, the Anderson will host a range of exhibitions focused on student engagement and dialogue surrounding critical issues in contemporary Islamic Art.
Presented in partnership with the VCU Muslim Student Association, “Global Perspectives on Contemporary Muslim Life” is a submission based exhibition of VCU and VCUarts Qatar student photography. Juried by designer and VCUarts Qatar alumna Hadeer Omar (hadeeromar.com), the exhibition will provide a curated platform for both trained and untrained voices to share their perspectives on the beauty, complexity, and challenges of globalized Muslim life in the 21st century.
Exhibitions will take place at the historic Anderson building from Nov. 1, 2017—Jan. 5, 2018, with an opening reception on Friday, Nov. 3, 5-9pm.