Critical Writing Index

Blackwood home to controversy

by Daniel Filipe Martins

Medium Online, Jan. 16, 2006

This article, written by a student at UTM, discusses the showing of Farheen Haq's video works at the Image Bar operated by the blackwood Gallery at UTM and the subsequent complaints made against her work. Students at UTM complained to campus police that Haq's video "(un)covering," which shows the artist removing a traditional Muslim headscarf, was "offensive to Muslim women." The article discusses both points of view from the offended students to the artist herself in response to their criticisms.

ITEM 2006.086 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

(un)coveringFarheen Haq

AdriftFarheen Haq

Purity is Half the FaithFarheen Haq