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Fahrelnissa Zeid: The Incredible Muslim Artist Who Was Almost Forgotten
Fahrelnissa Zeid: The Incredible Muslim Artist Who Was Almost Forgotten

Zeid's life was almost as soulful, eccentric and dazzling as her work.

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Do You Know These Facts About Iconic Muslim Actor Omar Sharif?
Do You Know These Facts About Iconic Muslim Actor Omar Sharif?

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 …

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Ibrahim Nasrallah’s Masterpiece ‘The Second War of the Dog’ Wins the International Prize for Arabic Fiction
Ibrahim Nasrallah’s Masterpiece ‘The Second War of the Dog’ …

Nasrallah’s work explores the human condition from both a sociological and psychological perspective.

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MFest in London: Exploring Muslim Heritage, Politics and Communities
MFest in London: Exploring Muslim Heritage, Politics and Communities

We loved delving deep into the eclectic artistic identities of different Muslim communities across the UK at MFest.

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Everyone Can Relate to These Comics About Wearing a Hijab in America
Everyone Can Relate to These Comics About Wearing a Hijab …

“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.”

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Amerah Saleh Explores How Affinity to Geographical Locations Can Shape Identity
Amerah Saleh Explores How Affinity to Geographical Locations Can Shape Identity

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, …

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Guz Khan Has Landed a Role in a New Sky One Drama and This Makes Us Very Happy
Guz Khan Has Landed a Role in a New Sky …

Khan has managed to land a role in Sky One’s new show Curfew.

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Letters from Arakan: The Intimate Stories of Rohingya Refugees
Letters from Arakan: The Intimate Stories of Rohingya Refugees

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’.

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CULTURUNNERS: Redefining Art Without Borders
CULTURUNNERS: Redefining Art Without Borders

CULTURUNNERS organises exhibitions and events which feature the work of artists from warring lands.

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Meena Sadiqi: The Artist Using Instagram to Reclaim Her Afghani Heritage
Meena Sadiqi: The Artist Using Instagram to Reclaim Her Afghani Heritage

Meena Sadiqi is a Sydney-based artist whose project, Meena Home, is reframing narratives surrounding Afghanistan in order to demystify stereotypes.

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Mvzlamic
Mvzlamic: A Comic Figuring Out What it Means to be …

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.

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Reclaiming Muslim
Reclaiming Muslim: The Photo Project Changing the Narrative

The project's main aim is to show the diversity of Islam.

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MOOSLEEMARGH
MOOSLEEMARGH’s ‘Things We Should Ban Instead of the Veil’ …

Things We Should Ban Instead of the Veil’ includes stuff like cigarettes, early morning alarms and…raisin cookies?

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Saleh
Zeinab Saleh is a Mixed Media Master

Saleh is adept at taking a more traditional Middle Eastern form, like calligraphy, and positioning it on an incongruous object or space.

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Sara G
Sara Gulamali and the Art of Skewing Pop Culture

Sara G creates striking images that embrace the candy-coated sorbet colour palettes of social media while skewering familiar pieces of pop culture.

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Siddique
We Love the Art Journals of the Siddique Sisters

The Pakistani twins’ art journals combine drawing, painting, collage, poetry and various other creative ephemera.

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Young Muslim Voices
Young Muslim Voices: Telling Stories That Tackle Ignorance

The film recounts an experience a Muslim woman had on a flight, when cabin crew were alerted after someone saw her text ‘Allah’ to a friend.

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Muslim Sisterhood
Lamisa Khan, Zeinab Saleh and Sara Gulamali: The Artists Capturing …

The Muslim Sisterhood project celebrates Muslim women in London in all their diverse, confident and extremely cool glory.

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