Sara Makari-Aghdam: ‘Vinyl Icons: Persian Pop and Turkish Psychedelia’

‘Vinyl Icons: Persian Pop and Turkish Psychedelia’ is a unique presentation of art inspired by the popular music of pre-revolutionary Iran and Anatolia. It has been gathered together by Sara Makari-Aghdam, a young North East England based curator of Azeri-Turk, Persian and English descent. Sara was born in Stockton-on-Tees. She studied BA (hons) in History of Modern Art, Design ...

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Mohammed Ali is a pioneer in the street-art movement, internationally famous for fusing street art with Islamic script and patterns to deliver powerful and moving messages. In his work art meets faith, identity and social change, changing the visual landscapes of the cities we live in. He still lives in Birmingham where he was born and raised. From there he travels globally, inspiring ...

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

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

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Refusing to recognise polygamy in the West: a solution or a soundbite? by Yasmin Rehman

Polygamy in the UK and the West raises many questions and challenges: integration of migrant communities, ensuring adherence to State laws, the ...

Sara Makari-Aghdam: ‘Vinyl Icons: Persian Pop and Turkish Psychedelia’

‘Vinyl Icons: Persian Pop and Turkish Psychedelia’ is a unique presentation of art inspired by the popular music of pre-revolutionary ...

Eid and Tragedy by Shanon Shah

“How can I celebrate Eid in light of all the carnage that’s been happening throughout Ramadan?” That’s the question I ...

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