Outburst! Movement of Young Muslim Women building community through art, education and research
Outburst’s Reimagining the Muslimah; Art Show!

Outburst’s Reimagining the Muslimah; Art Show!

SUBMIT FOR OUR ART SHOW Saturday, November 26th, 2016 – Part of the Outburst! Symposium Outburst! is calling on young Muslimahs to submit artwork (visual arts, mixed media, photography, sculptures, printed poetry or prose etc.) to be displayed as part of a one-day exhibit. We encourage submissions from those whose...
HOMEBOUND POETRY WORKSHOPS FALL 2016

HOMEBOUND POETRY WORKSHOPS FALL 2016

“Homebound” is a six week poetry and spoken word workshop series. Join us to learn from Muslim women artists, build on your skills in writing, performance and editing, AND get published in our annual Homebound anthology. Our first workshop will be held on November 6, 2016 from 1-4PM and is open to...
Volume: Sisters Make Noise!

Volume: Sisters Make Noise!

Outburst! presents “Volume: Sisters Make Noise.” Join us for an evening of spoken word, poetry and song as we look to our past and the things we leave behind. The evening will also feature the launch of our 4th poetry book: Homebound IIII Refreshments will be provided. This event is...
FREE Photography & Photo-Based Mixed Media Workshop

FREE Photography & Photo-Based Mixed Media Workshop

Facebook event page During our last session we learned the gel transfer technique where we were able to take our printed photos and turn them into canvas art. This session we will be playing with heat transfers on cotton based surfaces. If this is something that interests you sign up...
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The 'Reimagining the Muslimah' Symposium

The ‘Reimagining the Muslimah’ Symposium

Outburst! Presents REIMAGINING THE MUSLIMAH November 26, 2016 10AM – 8PM Multi-Faith Centre University of Toronto 569 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J7 This symposium is a six hour day packed with great speakers, panelists and workshops that provide space to talk about the experiences of young Muslimahs in the City of Toronto as they...
Homebound Creative Writing/Poetry/Spoken Word Workshops Series Start November 6, 2016

Homebound Creative Writing/Poetry/Spoken Word Workshops Series Start November 6, 2016

“Homebound” is a six week poetry and spoken word workshop series. Join us to learn from Muslim women artists, build on your skills in writing, performance and editing, AND get published in our annual Homebound anthology. Our first workshop will be held on November 6, 2016 from 1-4PM and is open to those between the ages of...
Storytelling & Stopmotion Animation for Muslimahs

Storytelling & Stopmotion Animation for Muslimahs

Outburst! is hosting ‘Storytelling & Stopmotion Animation for Muslimahs’ which is a three workshop series that runs in August 2016. In the first two workshops we will use oral traditions, storytelling and writing exercises to explore our personal experiences as Muslimahs with the intent of creating short pieces that will be turned into stopmotion animations....
Outburst! Welcomes New Project Coordinator

Outburst! Welcomes New Project Coordinator

Outburst! has been through a number of changes over the past year. We are so grateful to you for your continued patience and understanding during this transition. Shameela Zaman has been with Outburst! for the past four years, first as the Peer Coordinator and more recently as the  Project Coordinator. She is a fantastic leader,...
Meet the creative Samaa Ahmed!

Meet the creative Samaa Ahmed!

Samaa is one of our performers at “Volume: Sisters Make Noise” happening on May 25th! Don’t miss out! Reserve your tickets HERE Samaa is a transnational/diasporic Pakistani artist and poet. She blogs about politics, pop-culture, and post-colonial feminism at wearivebeen.com and is the founder of ARTBOX Toronto. What was your entrance into writing poetry and...