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You Get Me? What it’s Like to be Young, British and Muslim
You Get Me? What it’s Like to be Young, …

Over a period of nine years, Mahtab Hussain photographed young, working class, Muslim men in Birmingham London & Nottingham for a project titled You Get Me?

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Exploring Culture and Identity in Fabian Muir’s 'Urban Burqa Series'

Photographer Fabian Muir’s striking series Urban Burqa aims to protest against blanket judgments based on beliefs, origin or appearance. Take a look.

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The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #7

Qasim Arif (ILLM) is an artist blending calligraphy and graffiti to create a unique form of art called Calligraffiti. Check out his genre-defying work here.

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The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #6

Yaseen is a UK based artist & illustrator who’s developed a reputation for creating incredible works of art through experiments with the stuff we eat.

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The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #5

This week’s artist is Fatiha Nadjet Chebil. The Algerian painter creates artistic, razor-sharp portraits of everything from hijabi women to henna’d hands.

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The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #4

We love the incredible drawings of Muna Hyunmin Bae. If you know artists worthy of a feature, drop their name in the comments section of our Facebook page.

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Power Pictures From Three Female Muslim Photographers

Following #MuslimWomensDay, we were inspired to seek out more phenomenal sisters, including three who are capturing their world through a lens.

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The Sisters Project is Challenging Stereotypes About Muslim Women

Alia Youssef recently launched The Sisters Project a series ‘humanising, diversifying, and showcasing the individual narratives of Muslim women.’

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The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #3

We love the work of Aqsa Naveed. If you know an artist who deserves our love, shout them out in the Facebook comments and we’ll whack them on the site.

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AWAN: These Arab Women Artists Rocked London This Week

At Ummahsonic we were wowed by the Arab Women Artists Now (AWAN) festival in East London this week. Strong women exploring identity through art...awesome!

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Meet Omar Kamal, Palestine’s Answer to Frank Sinatra

We’ve got good news for anyone who feels like a Palestinian version of Frank Sinatra should exist - a Palestinian version of Frank Sinatra does exist.

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The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #2

Ummahsonic’s newfound quest to bring you the best young Muslim artists on Instagram continues this week with the amazing illustrations of MOOSLEEM-ARGH.

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Meet the Young Muslim Artist(s) You Need to Follow on Instagram

We’re on the lookout for the best young Muslim artists that you need to follow on Instagram. To start off, check out the amazing work of Areeba Siddique.

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‘We’re Muslim, Don’t Panic!’ Troupe Is Poppin & Lockin down Barriers

We take a look at Chicago-based dancer and choreographer Amirah Sackett who has been poppin & lockin to challenge perceptions of Muslim women.

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How Is This Art Student Using Clay to Save the Day?

At Ummahsonic towers we take a look at how an amazing 18-year-old art student is trying to revive the world heritage sites mindlessly destroyed by Daesh.

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Sana Amanat – Bringing Muslims into Comics
Sana Amanat – Bringing Muslims into Comics

Pakistani-American brings diversity into the comic book world with her brand of superheroes representing Muslims to Marvel fans

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Shahed Saleem Is Shaking up Mosque Design
Shahed Saleem Is Shaking up Mosque Design

Shahed Saleem, a British architect who believes we can use mosque architecture to merge elements of British and Muslim identity. We look at what he's up to.

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The Syrian Banksy: Turning Rubble into Art
The Syrian Banksy: Turning Rubble into Art

In Syria, there’s need for hope and Abu Malik al-Shami's art is often the only ray of light in areas shattered by conflict. Meet the Syrian Banksy.