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 ...

Teakster

Teakster is a multi award-winning artist and photographer. His artwork has been featured in publications and exhibitions across the USA, UAE, Europe, and Asia. Teakster started his artistic journey as a form of escapism from mundane corporate work. Inspired by his Islamic faith as well as by Islam’s early art and calligraphy, he started experimenting with colours and patterns which he ...

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All Artists

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.

Highlights

The Harmonious Interweaving of Different Languages by Christina Fonthes

The Crows Plucked Your Sinews is a one woman play “about Somalis in Britain and Britain in Somalia”. The piece ...

Spiritual Awakenings by Vladimir Karaj

Faith finds ways into a country childhood in communist Albania.

Leaving Home Always Happens Tomorrow by Khadija Abbasi

It was an autumn night in Mazar-e Sharif. We were all sitting around thesofra [i], having dinner. Ehsan, my 14-year old brother, cracked a ...

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CM17: Extreme

Ziauddin Sardar and Samia Rahman suggest that extremism is an expected product of our complex and chaotic postnormal times, Anne Alexander traces the origins of ISIS, John A Sweeney studies 'extreme weirding' - the life-threatening changes in geology and ecology of the planet, Raza Ali is anxious about his love for the Prophet, Farouk Peru castigates the ...

Cologne: Why Cultural Explanations are Dangerous for Feminism by Julie Billaud

Feminists everywhere should remember that Muslim men do not have the monopoly of rape and that in the struggle for equality, nothing is ever ...

Five Islamic Philosophers Every Muslim Should Read by Muqtedar Khan

Islamic intellectual culture suffers from a philosophy deficit. While there are a few philosophical thinkers in the Muslim World today none of ...

50 Years of British Asian TV by Avaes Mohammad

Britain in the 1960’s, having been governor to one fifth of the world’s population, was now learning to play host. Some three thousand ...