Aiming for the moon: growing up as an Arab-Australian artist Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Studios as fertile ground for mid-career desert A model for artists’ studios in Western Sydney shifts the paradigm from mere workspace to career catalyst – at a time when artists most need it. Lessons from one of Europe’s top arts communicators Denmark’s Magnus Restofte says that you are not only asking people to part with their money – but their time today – and that is a tough sell for any sized organisation. He is coming to Sydney in November. Review: They Shield Us/Memory Mixtape/Land Currents, Koorie Heritage Trust (VIC) Three exhibitions at Koorie Heritage Trust examine the art of cartography, Blak cinema, and contemporary adornment. Exit Interview: Jessi England leaves The Lock-Up England has led this independent Newcastle gallery to great heights, including rebranding after closure and growing it to national recognition. (Premium content) Premium content Amani Haydar Tuesday 13 August, 2019 For Archibald Prize finalist Amani Haydar the road to an art career curved around family expectations and an Arab upbringing. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Amani Haydar with her Archibald Prize shortlisted work Insert headline here. Image John Feder/The Australian. Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Amani Haydar is an artist, lawyer, mum and advocate for women’s health and safety based in Western Sydney. Amani’s writing and illustrations have been published in ABC News Online and SBS Life and her self-portrait Insert Headline Here was a finalist in the 2018 Archibald Prize. Amani uses visual art and writing to explore the personal and political dimensions of abuse, loss, identity and resilience.