Somali Sideways is a photo project that is looking to change perceptions of Somalis and the diaspora - a people who often suffer from negative stereotypes.
The next young Muslim artist you need to follow on Instagram is Zahrah Zubaidah, a ridiculously talented painter, sketcher and printmaker based in Glasgow.
The next young Muslim artist you need to follow on Instagram is Farwa Moledina, a fine art student in Birmingham who creates immersive, soulful portraits.
Shakeel is a Pakistan-based artist who left a career in dentistry to create contemporary collages that subvert the images you’d find in glossy fashion mags.
Next up on Ummahsonic’s series spotlighting young Muslim artists on Instagram is Amira Rahim, a painter specialising in multicoloured, abstract canvases.
Photographer Fabian Muir’s striking series Urban Burqa aims to protest against blanket judgments based on beliefs, origin or appearance. Take a look.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Following #MuslimWomensDay, we were inspired to seek out more phenomenal sisters, including three who are capturing their world through a lens.
Alia Youssef recently launched The Sisters Project a series ‘humanising, diversifying, and showcasing the individual narratives of Muslim women.’
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.
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!
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.
Ummahsonic’s newfound quest to bring you the best young Muslim artists on Instagram continues this week with the amazing illustrations of MOOSLEEMARGH.
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.