Contesting Interpretation / Contemporary Practice

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Contesting Interpretation / Contemporary Practice

The problem of representation in Islamic milieus: historical/current contexts

Presentation and Open Studio by Sylvat Aziz
Saturday, April 9th
11.00-12.00: Presentation and Q&A
12.00-13.00: Open Studio
at NiMAC’s Educational Centre for Children, in Tempon Street

Sylvat Aziz is the artist in residence of the Fine Art Programme, University of Nicosia and is hosted by the Nicosia
Municipal Art Centre: Associated with the Pierides Foundation.
Sylvat Aziz trained as a painter and printmaker at Pratt Institute NYC and Concordia University, Montreal.
She currently teaches at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario Canada. Her area of research is popular culture in
Islam and comparative cultural studies.