“Patterns Do Furnish a Life” by Mohammed Murshed at SATOR Projects

November 10, 2021

Patterns do Furnish a Life Mohammed Murshed

curated by Ashley Gifford & Kyle Cohlmia

October 23 - November 21, 2021 

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 23, 5-8pm

1607 SE 3rd, 97214

Patterns do Furnish a Life challenges the oppressive, particularly by reimagining conventional Yemeni ornamentation, leading to an embodied experience of hope, healing, and love. Murshed looks to question faith, precisely that of patriarchal systems created through religious ideologies. 

Visual Studies MFA alum Mo Murshed’s show, “Patterns Do Furnish a Life,” at SATOR Projects, co-curated by Critical Studies MA alumna Kyle Cohlmia, on view through Nov. 21st

For more information about this piece here: 


Review of the show for Oregon ArtsWatch by current MA Critical Studies student Justin Duyao’s here: