Saba Taj

Visual Artist

“I think another piece [of Islam] that is really essential is community and as a byproduct social justice. How do we stand together in the face of Islamophobia, and name these things, and deal with them in a way that is honest and honors us.”

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“Even though it’s just art, it’s contributing to a dialogue that is happening on a lot of different levels. Connecting Islamophobia, and battling against that, to self-identifying as a feminist to becoming more involved in activism across the board, and the process of really getting deep into consciousness building dialogue has really informed my work and taken it to new places. It’s something that is specific to Islam and always has been because that’s where I’m coming from. How do we go to those difficult places? And I think art is a wonderful vehicle for doing that.”

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