PRESENTATIONS & GRANTS

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Display of Rumi Poem-Paintings at Stanford University

I will be displaying few of my Rumi Poem-Paintings at Stanford University. Here is the link to the catalog forArt Exhibition and Future-spective about "Language" For the Stanford Multidisciplinary Multimedia Meeting of Arts, Science and Humanities... SMMMASH! Held at Stanford University on April 18, 2013 @ 6:30pm-9:30pm Cubberley Auditorium http://www.scaruffi.com/stanford/artex6.html

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Celebration of Calligraphy and Journeys of Love

8:35-9:00: Salma Arastu on "Celebration of Calligraphy and Journeys of Love" Interpreting Rumi's poetry with paintings and calligraphy... Read more Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous of April 4, 2013 Exploring the Frontiers of Knowledge and Imagination, Fostering Interdisciplinary Networking Stanford, April 4, 2013 c/o Stanford University Room 380-380Y, located in the basement of the Main Quadrangle's [...]

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Stop! The multidisciplinary art show

The show brings together the works of established and emerging voices of South Asian and Middle Eastern Diaspora to confront the culture of violence through creative arts. The aim is celebrate the power of creative resistance, collective harmony for healing, and transformation.

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Love, Unity, Freedom

Salma Arastu will be reading selected poems from Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi's collections which have inspired her 52 paintings from her series "Turning Rumi: Singing Verses of Love, Unity and Freedom:, presently on exhibit at expressions gallery, Berkeley.http://www.expressionsgallery.org/ The event is on 6th March 2013 between 7 to 9 PM at the Expressions gallery. Address:2035 Ashby [...]

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Songs of the Soul 2013

Songs of the Soul Poetry and Music Festival (15-17 March 2013) presents Salma Arastu Sunday March 17th at 9:10 AM Embassy Suites, San Rafael, California for more information call 415-472 6959 Web www.ias.org

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East Bay Community Foundation grant

International Association of Sufism receives $5,000 arts grant Salma Arastu to create 25 poem-paintings of series “Turning Rumi: Singing Verses of Love, Unity and Freedom.” June 2012-April 2013- The International Association of Sufism in San Rafael has received a $5,000 grant from the East Bay Community Foundation to support artist Salma Arastu’s project “Turning Rumi: [...]

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Rumi Poem-paintings

A Poetry reading of Rumi Poems and a display of paintings inspired by them Sunday January 20, 4 PM At: Mythos Fine Art and Artifacts 930 Dwight Way Berkeley California

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Art Informed by Spirituality, Islamic Values and the Concept of Beauty in Contemporary Culture

Salma Arastu has been invited to present her paper Art Informed by Spirituality, Islamic Values and the Concept of Beauty in Contemporary Culture: By Salma Arastu, Fine Artist/Painter San Francisco, California, USA at International Symposium on God, the Beautiful, loves Beauty: Post-Modern Views on the Relation between Religion and Art 2nd –5th June 2011 Westphalia [...]

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Salma Arastu: A merging of Islamic and Hindu Traditions

Mon, Aug 22 2011 - 6:00pm Sacred Heritage: A Merging of Islamic and Hindu Traditions Salma Arastu, Artist; Author Michael Pappas, Executive Director, SF Interfaith Council - Moderator Renowned Indian-born Muslim artist Arastu speaks to the contemporary relation of religion to art. In conjunction with her art exhibit at the SF Club office beginning July [...]

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Heart Soul Space

Salma Arastu speaks at Al-Ghazali Center Sydney Australia Heart Soul Space A perspective of feminine creativity in contemporary Islamic Visual Arts Guest SpeakerL Salma Arastu Wednesday 18th April 2012 7PM

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