Tasnim Baghdadi

Tasnim Baghdadi is a German digital illustrator of Moroccan heritage. Currently studying towards a Masters degree in Asian and Islamic Art History, with a focus on the art and architecture of the Middle East, Tasnim also works as a freelance artist in the fields of digital illustration, graphic design, and photography. Tasnim, tell us a little bit about yourself and your work? I am ...

Jabeen Ghauri

My life and my art are old friends. We are linked in a mutual appreciation of the natural world, both evolving and maturing together. I was fortunate to have found once more, in the second half of my life, the friend of my youth whom it seems had never left me. A visit to Australia in 2005 turned my life around. Walking downhill to a river in the intense afternoon light, I could ...

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Creative manifestations of art, music, visual media, the written word and much more.

All Artists

Creative manifestations of art, music, visual media, the written word and much more.

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A Necessary Memorial by Merryl Wyn Davies

The recent 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz was a necessary memorial, a public recommitment to perpetual ...

'Much of what we believe in is manufactured dogma' the long read with Ziauddin Sardar

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Ziauddin Sardar is a firm believer in engaging with Muslims and interpreting the Sharia according to the needs of contemporary times. That ...

Realpolitik, Failing States and the Arab Citizen by Mohammed Moussa

The Arab citizen is an elusive species who lives in the margins of his or her society. The popular uprisings, known as the Arab Spring, beginning ...

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CM13: Race

Hassan Mahamdallie thinks that the colour line will blight the twenty-first century, Shanon Shah argues that Islam and race have combined to produce a complex identity, Robert Irwin exposes the dark side of the Arabian Nights, Hugh Kennedy relates the story of the revolt of the Zanj slaves, Ziauddin Sardar denounces the bigotry of the Gulf states, Avaes Mohammad ...

Her name was Farkhunda

On March 19th 2015, a 27-year old Afghan woman, known only by her first name Farkhunda, was brutally lynched and set on fire by a mob in the ...

Quran v hadith: a philosophical analysis

I thought it was timely to write this article, given Dr Fawad Ahmed’s brutally candid essay on the truth about hadith ...

The Muslim Community from Rushdie to Hebdo

I went along to the Muslim Institute in Old Street, London, earlier this afternoon to take part in a panel discussion entitled ...