March 28, 2017 Ms Saffaa: street art that depicts strong Middle Eastern women

In this edition of Spoken Word we hear spoken word readings by Ms Saffaa: a Sydney based artist, researcher, and a cultural activist.Saffaa is also interviewed by producer Peter Davis.

Ms Saffaa has an MFA in visual art from University of Sydney and is currently a Ph.D. candidate also at the University of Sydney. She exhibited at the Islamic Museum of Australia, in various galleries in Sydney, and internationally. She has also been commissioned to create public and private murals in Melbourne and Queensland and her work has been featured in media across the globe, including The Huffington Post, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, BBC and PBS.   

https://twitter.com/MsSaffaa

 

https://www.instagram.com/mssaffaa   (this link has great pictures of Saffaa's street art)

 insta @IAmMyOwnGuardian goo.gl/fyIIHN

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/saudi-arabia-artist-male-guardianship_us_582b2a5be4b060adb5704ad5

https://www.wsj.com/articles/saudi-women-ask-king-to-bring-an-end-to-male-guardianship-1474837076

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/dec/01/ms-saffaa-on-protest-art-and-iammyownguardian-dont-say-saudi-women-dont-have-a-voice

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/feb/06/a-personal-attack-on-muslim-women-ms-saffaa-mural-defaced-in-melbourne

Ms Saffaa

Cultural Activist | Printmaker | Performance & Street Artist | Creator of the "I Am My Own Guardian" series. twitter @MsSaffaa insta @IAmMyOwnGuardian goo.gl/fyIIHN