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Inspired by Islamic architecture and human vulnerability, Toronto-based artist Habiba El-Sayed is showcasing her work in the Gardiner’s Richard Rooney & Laura Dinner Window Gallery as part of our Gardiner Goes Outside program. Habiba will lead a clay demonstration while in conversation with host and fellow ceramic artist, Marissa Y Alexander. The event will also feature an audience Q&A.
About the Artist
Habiba El-Sayed combines clay with a variety of materials, performative, and temporal techniques. She holds an Advanced Diploma from Sheridan College in Ceramics (2014) and a BFA in Ceramics from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (2016). She recently completed a three-year long residency at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto and is a Creativity Everything Connection Fellow until October 2021. El-Sayed’s work has been shown in galleries and museums across North America and has been featured in publications such as Craft is Political, BlackFlash Magazine, Fusion Magazine and Studio Potter. She is currently preparing for upcoming exhibitions out of Clay Space studio in Toronto’s East End.
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