via writer/educator Cristoph De Caermichael’s YouTube channel
The Iranian ceramics were clay based, as only China had access to porcelain back then. (Muslims) were fascinated by something they didn’t have, .. There was always a back and forth between the Muslim world and China. China played a big role because of the trade.
– Ruba Kana′an, Head of Education and Scholarly Programs – Aga Khan Museum
“We wouldn’t have a beautiful park if it was downtown … It’s an accessible space and the land was available. Toronto made sense because of its diversity and pluralism. The most fascinating thing, is it allows the discovery of things we didn’t know, or weren’t sure of. The idea is to make the arts of Islam better known. There is always a need for information on any topic, this just happens to be art.”
– Azim Alibhai, Chief Communications Consultant – Aga Khan Museum
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