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 ...

AerosolArabic

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.

All Artists

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

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Muslims at Sea: From Barbary Pirates to Brick Lane

The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London, held a study day on Saturday 10th September 2016 on the history of Muslims at sea, in ...

Russia's Yarovaya Laws by Aysha Garaeva

We are more than halfway through 2016, and it is clear that this year will be remembered for almost constant terrorist attacks across the world ...

Another financial meltdown? by Asim Siddiqui

Is the world on the brink of another financial crisis? It is according to Rana Faroohar, Time magazine economist correspondent and author of a new ...

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CM19: Nature

Jeremy Henzell-Thomas goes for a long walk 'out in the open', Charles Upton delineates basic Islamic concepts and symbols for the contemplation of nature, James E Montgomery reads some classical texts, Laura Hassan studies how Muslim philosophers approached science and nature, Mohammed Hashas explores the geopoetics of nature, Munjed M Murad sings the virtues of ibn Arabi, ...

Kashmir - the living dystopia by Muddasir Ramzan

The ongoing unrest has now entered its third month, plunging Kashmir into an unending dystopia. Even if it eventually ends it will inevitably ...

Lascars: Muslims at Sea by Hassan Mahamdallie

There are two complementary foundation texts for those interested in the history of black and Asian people in Britain. One is Peter Fryer’s ...

Muslim Women's Olympic Style Games by Laych Koh

It was pretty clear from media headlines what the focus on fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad was.‘Ibtihaj Muhammad set to become the first American to ...