Outburst! Movement of Young Muslim Women building community through art, education and research
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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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...
Meet the brilliant and hilarious Seema

Meet the brilliant and hilarious Seema

Seema is one of our performers at “Volume: Sisters Make Noise” happening on May 25th! Don’t miss out! Reserve your tickets HERE Seema is a Muslim daughter who likes watching Food Network shows with her sisters and feeling a sense of accomplishment after returning things to stores. She constantly thinks about how her future Wikipedia...
Imagining our Muslimah Futures - Year-end Celebration & Potluck

Imagining our Muslimah Futures – Year-end Celebration & Potluck

The year is coming to an end and it’s been a long, stressful few weeks. Join us for an evening of sisterhood, community care, art, poetry, collective visioning and eating yummy food with fellow Muslimahs. This event is open to anyone who self-identifies as girl or woman that is Muslim through the spectrum of familial,...