Artist Talk: Abdullah Qureshi

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited academic talk


    Abdullah Qureshi presents an overview of his practice, addressing the significance of the autobiography, traumatic pasts, and sexuality in his painting, along with selected curatorial projects and his on-going doctoral project, entitled 'Mythological Migrations: Imagining Queer Muslim Utopias Through Contemporary Art' - which, responds to an urgent need to recognize queer Muslim voices and challenges rampant Islamophobia in Europe by contextualizing narratives of Muslim LGBTIQ+ refugees and asylum seekers in Finland in Islamic history, mythologies, and contemporary art.
    Period9 Feb 2019
    Held atResidency Unlimited, United States