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.


[Sep 25, 2023] Inside the Black Enclosure: A Masterclass with Huda Lutfi 

Sep 08th, 2023

Date: Monday September 25, 2023  Time: 10am – 1pm (includes lunch for participants)  Venue: History Department Seminar Room, Sidney Smith Hall   REGISTER HERE Overview: In this graduate masterclass, contemporary Egyptian artist Huda Lutfi will share her experiences of creating her recent installation Inside the Black Enclosure for the inaugural Islamic Arts Biennale which was held from January […]

[Sep 24, 2023] Huda Lutfi in Conversation: Translating Sufi Teachings into a Visual Language

Aug 04th, 2023

Photography: Huda Lutfi, Hand of Silence (detail), 2019, mixed media installation. Courtesy of the artist and Gypsum Gallery ROM ConnectsHuda Lufti in Conversation: Translating Sufi Teachings into a Visual LanguageDate: Sunday, September 24, 2023, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT Description: Explore the art and influences of Sufism and gender dynamics with contemporary Egyptian artist Huda Lutfi. Drawing […]

[ Apr 24, 2023 ] IAMCC Masterclass: What problems does the Great Mongol Shahnama pose?” feat Prof Robert Hillenbrand

Apr 02nd, 2023

When and Where Monday, April 24, 2023 10:30 am to 12:30 pm LI301 Lillian Massey 125 Queen’s Park, 3rd floor Speakers Robert Hillenbrand DescriptionTitle: “What problems does the Great Mongol Shahnama pose?” RSVP required (limited spaces available). Upon registration, participants will receive an email with suggested readings and an opportunity to submit advance questions. Abstract: The […]

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