Thursday, July 2, 2015

Islam’s holy month captured for museum photographic competition exhibition

By Staff Writers
Organiser Nur Shkembi inspects the final selection of entries for the International Ramadan Photography Competition exhibition. Pictures: DENNIS MANKTELOW
AUSTRALIA---The spirit of Ramadan is on display at the Islamic Museum of Australia in Thornbury. The International Ramadan Photography Competition (IRPC) exhibition will run until September 1. Organisers said the exhibition highlighted the beauty and complexity of Islam through photographs of Islamic art, architecture and spirituality. Islamic Museum of Australia art director Nur Shkembi said the exhibition was a great opportunity to explore Islamic culture during the holy month of Ramadan. “It’s a unique exhibition sharing the diversity of cultures throughout the Muslim world,” she said. [link]