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).

SOURCES

  • Recording of Aljazeera news broadcast, 17 September 2014

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