The goal of Meena Home was to create a platform that countered the media narrative surrounding a nation that has spent much of its recent history at war. As she …
The gardens celebrate the richness of Islamic culture through the creation of paradise on earth. As part of the show, Don travelled the Islamic world visiting ‘Paradise Gardens’, gardens built …
Olivier Kugler, an artist from Germany, spent much of 2016 illustrating refugees in the camps of Calais, including Ammar Raad.
Somalia’s entry is titled ‘What Remains’. Created by a group of four Somali architects and designers, the exhibition explores the country’s rich architectural heritage. An incredible exploration of …
Zeid's life was almost as soulful, eccentric and dazzling as her work.
After he passed away, at the age of 83, the Egyptian-born Hollywood actor – co-star of Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago – went down as one of the most acclaimed Muslim actors …
Nasrallah’s work explores the human condition from both a sociological and psychological perspective.
We loved delving deep into the eclectic artistic identities of different Muslim communities across the UK at MFest.
“Muslim women don’t often get a platform to tell our stories or share the silly -- sometimes stressful -- idiosyncrasies of our day-to-day lives.”
The latest Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast Games, drew to a close last weekend. But before the athletes either went home to count their medals or redouble their training efforts, …
Khan has managed to land a role in Sky One’s new show Curfew.
Have you heard of Adib Chowdhury? He is an Ummahsonic favourite, who recently opened an exhibition at the Brick Lane art gallery in East London – called ‘Letters from Arakan’.
CULTURUNNERS organises exhibitions and events which feature the work of artists from warring lands.
Meena Sadiqi is a Sydney-based artist whose project, Meena Home, is reframing narratives surrounding Afghanistan in order to demystify stereotypes.
We love finding fun stuff on Instagram and our latest digi-crush is Mvzlamic; a sort-of comic that takes a sideways look at being young and Muslim.
The project's main aim is to show the diversity of Islam.
Things We Should Ban Instead of the Veil’ includes stuff like cigarettes, early morning alarms and…raisin cookies?
Saleh is adept at taking a more traditional Middle Eastern form, like calligraphy, and positioning it on an incongruous object or space.