Groups

All the workshops are free of cost. TTC Tokens, Childcare & Language Interpretation are available upon request.

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. The storytelling workshops will be facilitated by Sakinah Hasib and the stopmotion animation workshop will be facilitated by Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

The workshops are open to anyone (16-29) who self-identifies as a Muslim woman through the spectrum of familial, spiritual, political, cultural, and ancestral connections.”

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Past Workshops

Homebound Poetry Workshops for Young Muslim Women with Rosina Kazi and Jamila Allidina – Fall 2015

“Homebound” is a monthly poetry, spoken word, and editing workshop series. This workshop will be an opportunity to learn from our Muslim women artists, be mentored by our amazing facilitators in the art of writing, performance and editing, and finally, write about, celebrate and share our experiences with our fellow Muslim women peers; all done in a space that is safe and free of judgment. In “Homebound” we seek to inspire, support, and have fun!

Muslimahs Making Media with Sarah Tariq & Nasma Ahmed

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Truth and Dare Photography Project with Zahra Agjee – Fall 2014

Come to explore the theme “The Future We Build” through photography-based creative exploration. Truth & Dare is a FREE arts-based workshop series for young Muslim women interested in photography and mixed media facilitated by arts educator Zahra Agjee. Build your photography skills, make art, tell your stories and learn about amazing Muslim women artists. No previous experience needed!

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Homebound Poetry Workshops for Young Muslim Women with Shadi Eskandani – Fall 2013

Homebound is a six week workshop series that will focus on the writing of poetry as a form of artistic expression, craft and healing. In our biweekly gatherings we will use our pen to explore the theme of “homebound” and “self-love” with the intent of publishing work(s).  The group will be a safer space to speak and be heard. We will write to honour our experiences.

Creative Girls Crew  – Graffiti/Mural Workshop with Narmeen Hashim- Fall 2013

On a weekly basis in Scarborough, a group of young women will meet to learn the craft of graffiti and mural with Arts Educator Narmeen Hashim. This workshop series will be focusing on the theme of “self-love”. All materials and snacks will be provided.

Truth and Dare Photography Project with Zahra Agjee – Winter 2014

Truth and Dare is a FREE workshop series for young Muslim women interested in photography facilitated by arts educator Zahra Agjee. Build your photography skills, take photos, tell your stories and learn about amazing Muslim women artists. No previous experience needed! Together we will create a photography exhibit (online and print) as well a photography book. All materials, including cameras, will be included. Learn more here 

Voices: Young Muslim Women Journalism Salon with Pacinthe Mattar – Winter 2014

Voices is monthly program for young Muslim women who aspire to be media makers. It is an opportunity to strengthen your skills in media creation as well as connect with Muslim women mentors in the field of journalism. Learn more here


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