Intersections: The Visual Cultures of Islamic Cosmopolitanism is an innovative Islamic Art Symposium in Texas to be jointly hosted by the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History, Islamic Art Revival Series, and Aga Khan Council for the Central United States.
The Saturday, May 5, sessions will feature keynote speaker artist Shahzia Sikander discussing her multicultural past and our future. Sikander has received many prestigious awards, including the Asian Society Award for Significant Contributions to Contemporary Art and the Inaugural Medal of Art from the US Department of State (AIE), Washington, DC.
A full day of programs include a scholarly panel on Modern and Contemporary Islamic Art and a presentation by Jason Moriyama, a Senior Partner with Moriyama and Teshima Architects in Canada.
Other presenters include Jenifer Pruitt, Michelle Craig, Nada Shabout, and Vivek Gupta.
Tours of the Keir Collection of Islamic Art will be offered between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Space on the tours is limited.