Aljazeera Interview, Daniel Lak (Toronto, Canada) ·· incomplete
- 17 September 2014
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It’s an extraordinary phenomenon that there’s this enormous knowledge gap and I think it’s the duty of everybody, myself included, to try to fill in that knowledge gap.
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Interviewer: Daniel Lak at the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto
The religious leader, who brought all of this to Toronto, hopes to close a gap in understanding between those of the vast heritage of Islamic art and those who don’t:
… It’s an extraordinary phenomenon that there’s this enormous knowledge gap and I think it’s the duty of everybody, myself included, to try to fill in that knowledge gap…. (Emphasis original).
- Recording of Aljazeera news broadcast, 17 September 2014
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