Category: Art & Culture

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Islam 101: Poetry by Amal Albaz

Let me introduce myself. My name is Islam. The root word of peace – salam, Or even سلم- meaning submission. Which to a Muslim, is like his tuition. It’s his ticket in– But before I begin, Let me greet you like I’m supposed to do, Assalamu...

4 Quls Set of 4 / 12x12 inches each / Acrylic on Canvas

An Artist’s Perspective: Sehar Shahzad

What captivated me when I first started calligraphy was the amount of detail and intricacy in the graceful letters used to glorify the word of God. I had been painting and drawing since I was a child, but the pull towards calligraphy was so natural that...

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How foreign are you?

Have you ever had that uncanny feeling that you have already been in a completely unfamiliar place? Or, in the midst of quite an ordinary situation, the order of events (or maybe the people) make you do the double take of déjà vu? Today’s political climate, the...

Ya Wadud - Framed, By: Nadia J. Art

Art Beat: Love is a Give & Take

As an artist, I believe it is my role to express and interpret the breadth of human experience, as well as elevate discourse about social issues within my particular frame of reference. With my art, I seek answers to questions about what our society is able...

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An Artist’s Perspective: Abdullah Ishaque

  I took this photo in Banff, Alberta during a 10K cross country ski route along the Spray River. Along the trail, we were towered by tall, frosted mountains as they watched over us and temperatures fell below -30C. It was afternoon, but the mountains cast...