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A Minneapolis-based Somali artists’ collective supports a growing number of emerging and established Somali artists.

About the Artists

Soomaal House of Art invited four artists to share their most recent and exciting creative work with the public. Soomaal is a Minneapolis-based Somali artists’ collective supporting a growing number of emerging and established Somali artists living in Minnesota and beyond.

The four artists represented in this initiative are Khadijah Muse, Kaamil A. Haider, Mohamed Samatar and Mohamud Mumin. These artists bring a wide range of perspectives via their art practice, using various media such as painting, photography, sculpture, participatory and site-specific installations.

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Art In This Present Moment

This project is part of Art in This Present Moment, an initiative of the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, with funding from the McKnight Foundation. We provided grants to 12 Minnesota-based nonprofit organizations to fund work by over 50 BIPOC artists who are changing and challenging dominant narratives through their craft.

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