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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 ...

Ayesha Gamiet

Ayesha Gamiet is an artist living and working in the UK. Her work is inspired by traditional arts of the world and the beauty of nature. "The way I live my life is by continuously aspiring to achieve harmony and bring something positive to the world. I was born and brought up here, my parents are from South Africa and ethnically we are very mixed. What I do is take the best ...

Faraz Yousufzai - SilkRoad

The guitar can be a source of my most intimate expressions, but it started out life as nothing more than an educational necessity and teenage whim. School demanded 12 subjects at GCSE and having chosen all but one, I made the whimsical decision to choose music for no greater reason than that I liked the ‘idea’ of playing the guitar. What followed, in short, were 2 ...

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 ...

Khyle Alexander Raja

Khyle Alexander Raja is an exhibited Artist based in London, England. He creates vivid landscapes through the art of drawing, influenced by his professional background in architecture and a life-long fascination with science fiction. Khyle enjoys using these two worlds to explore avenues of spirituality in unique and innovative ways. Each piece is an exploration of the ...

Lines of Faith

Lines of Faith is a unique collaboration put together by Mohammed Yahya and Danny Raphael. Both artists are committed practitioners of their respective religions – Mohammed is a Muslim and Daniel is Jewish. Lines of Faith is a fusion of Islamic and Jewish ideas, words and music with jazz, blues, reggae, funk and hip hop. Both Daniel and Mohammed are also ...

Re-imagining the Cordoba Mosque with Zara Amjad and Gulzar Haider

The Cordoba Mosque is an iconic symbol of Muslim Spain. Located on the south edge of the historic city, it was built in 785 by the Prince Abd ar-Rahman I the founder of the Umayyad Caliphate of Spain. In 1236, after the conquest of Cordoba by Fernando III of Castile in the Reconquista, it was consecrated as a Cathedral. A Villaviciosa Chapel and the Royal Chapel were ...

Saba Khan

Saba Khan’s art has a multitude of inspirations that cross cultural boundaries and transgress rules of convention. She traces an awakening of her senses to her earliest memory at the age of three years old when she travelled with her mother to India. Before sunrise the entire family would wake, “I would get up with the household and make my way to the garden, mesmerised by ...

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 ...

Semitic Art London

Semitic Art London is the brainchild of Abbey, a British-born artist from Essex. Abbey grew up in a predominantly white, Christian and Jewish part of London (now changed over the last two decades), during which he had ‘Protestant’ and ‘Catholic’ ethics instilled into him, complimentary to an Islamic faith. His artwork is inspired by comparative religious ...