The Islamic Art & Material Culture Collaborative (IAMCC) fosters advanced research in the study of Islamic art and material culture.

The IAMCC harnesses the institutional capacities available in Toronto, to make the city a leading centre for the study and exhibition of Islamic art and material culture on the global stage.


[Mar 18, 2023] All Eyes on Me: The Violence of Discrimination, Kaashif Ghanie

Jan 15th, 2023

This conversation will highlight Kaashif Ghanie’s artistic practice which responds to racial discrimination.

[Feb 18, 2023] Mythological Migrations: Imagining Queer Muslim Utopias, Abdullah Qureshi

Jan 14th, 2023

This project examines formations of queer identity and resistance in Muslim migratory contexts.

[May 27, 2023] Contested Identities: At the Intersection of Black, British and Muslim, Ejatu Shaw

Jan 18th, 2023

Shaw's photography draws upon Islamic references and diasporic African cultural tropes to depict her immersion as well as shift from both.

[Apr 15, 2023] Art on the Streets: Human Rights, Feminism and South Asian Identity, Shehzil Malik

Jan 16th, 2023

Our discussion will take us through the artwork developed by Shehzil for Aurat March (Women’s March), a remarkable movement of solidarity for women’s rights in Pakistan.

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