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

Plus ca Change by Hafeez Burhan Khan

At the climax of Bridge on the River Kwai, Alec Guinness’ character, Colonel Nicholson, wide-eyed at his hubris, mumbles and mutters: ...

Orlando: A Muslim's Response by Shanon Shah

On 22 May 2016, I was delighted to speak on the panel “No Sex, Please – We’re Muslim!” at the amazing Bradford Literature ...

Movements not Moments: Young People, Democratising and a Muslim Mayor by Mohammed Moussa

Standing tall above the heads of a gathering small crowd of young people at a protest in Washington, D.C. in April of this year, Reverend Dr. ...

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CM18: Cities

Hassan Mahamdallie discovers shoots of hope in the wastelands of Detroit. Peter Clark thinks that Istanbul is the eternal capital of the world, Robert Irwin is impressed by intellectual developments in Medieval Basra, Boyd Tonkin is unimpressed by off-the-peg culture in Persian Gulf Cities, Eric Walberg finds friendship, authoritarianism and Islam in Tashkent, Javaad Alipoor is ...

The Muslim Institute Fourth Annual Ibn Rushd Lecture 'Finding the Oldest Qur'an in the World?' by Dr Alba Fedeli

The fourth Annual Ibn Rushd lecture was held at the illustrious Art Workers' Guild Hall in London on the evening of 1 June ...

After Brexit, where do British Muslims go from here? By Yahya Birt

To the surprise of the pollsters, the media, the political class and arguably most of the British public, Brexit won by 52% to 48%, or by 1.3 ...

Kashmiri Pandits Long for Home by Muddasir Ramzan

There was a time when the fruits of harmony, in its entirety, were savoured in the Valley. Muslims did not consider their Hindu brothers as ...