Supporting and Empowering Women

Cover of Dreams - Amal Women's Association

Cover of Dreams


The textile artwork ‘Cover Of Dreams’ was constructed during 2016 at the many gatherings of women at the South Circular Road Mosque and later in the artist residency in Studio 468 in Rialto.

The embroidery, bead-work, block printing and batik work progressed alongside many discussions, cups of tea and coffee, delicious Arabic olive bread and the comings and goings of visitors, community workers, children and babies. The regular coffee mornings also host English classes, advice sessions and support for all the complexities and challenges faced by the diverse community of Muslim women in D 8. This quilt also shared in culture nights and other festivals like 5 lamps festival, 2017.