On Thursday, September 24, 2020, Jamelie Hassan will be one of 15 leading artists and speakers discussing the future of art in a changing world during a digital benefit for the Aga Khan Museum. The incredible lineup represents a wide array and luminaries from the worlds of art, film, literature, music and science. Emceed by renowned comedian, actor and radio show host Ali Hassan with talks moderated by author and award winning Canadian broadcast personality Ziya Tong. Click here to view the artists and speakers
Jamelie Hassan to participate in Toronto Palestinian Film Festival Panel on Cultural Suppression & Revival
The watercolour Harold in the Sunnyside Room, 1978 by Jamelie Hassan is featured in Museum London's exhibition Sit on It running from September 12, 2020 to February 7, 2021. This watercolour is part of the Embassy Hotel series of watercolours donated to the Museum London's permanent collection by Helen Haller in 2019.
Now online, Bint El Sudan, the exhibition catalogue for Jamelie Hassan's exhibition curated by Matthew Teitelbaum held 27 Apr.-24 June 1984 at the London Regional Art Gallery (now Museum London), London, Ontario. Catalogue features an essay by Christopher Dewdney. This catalogue is out of print, and we thank Museum London and the authors for giving us permission to publish online.
Please also read this excellent article, The Scent Of Revolution: The Story Behind Sudan's Legendary Perfume Label Remix, which talks about how artist Amado Alfadni transforms Sudan's iconic Bint El Sudan perfume label into a revolutionary message. Thanks to Samer Abdelnour for bringing this article to our attention.