Tasnim Baghdadi

Tasnim Baghdadi is a German digital illustrator of Moroccan heritage. Currently studying towards a Masters degree in Asian and Islamic Art History, with a focus on the art and architecture of the Middle East, Tasnim also works as a freelance artist in the fields of digital illustration, graphic design, and photography. Tasnim, tell us a little bit about yourself and your work? I am ...

Jabeen Ghauri

My life and my art are old friends. We are linked in a mutual appreciation of the natural world, both evolving and maturing together. I was fortunate to have found once more, in the second half of my life, the friend of my youth whom it seems had never left me. A visit to Australia in 2005 turned my life around. Walking downhill to a river in the intense afternoon light, I could ...

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Creative manifestations of art, music, visual media, the written word and much more.

All Artists

Creative manifestations of art, music, visual media, the written word and much more.

Highlights

To ‘Post-Islamism’? Between Piety and Liberty by Mohammed Moussa

Religious re-awakenings are wont to lend themselves to new political imaginations. Contemporary Muslims have been influenced, whether consciously ...

Challenging our Cultures of Intolerance by Rob Ferguson

The Muslim Institute’s conference on ‘Cultures of Intolerance’ could not have been timed better, or worse, depending how you ...

Muslim Institute one-day conference: Cultures of Intolerance

The shockwave caused by the murders at Charlie Hebdo and the kosher supermarket in Paris in January by men claiming to represent al-Qaeda in Yemen ...

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CM14: Power

Ziauddin Sardar and Merryl Wyn Davies attempt to locate the sources of power. Barnaby Rogerson deconstructs the dreams of Caliphate. Malise Ruthven highlights Islam's problems with the nation state. Kecia Ali revisits Prophet Muhammad's marriage to Khadija, Jeremy Henzell-Thomas explores the power of education, Rahel Fischbach and Rachel Friedman have an enlightening engagement in ...

Zayn Malik, the Unlikely Muslim

It’s sad that Zayn Malik has left One Direction. I’m saying this despite being able to name only one of their hits, probably even at ...

Her name was Farkhunda

On March 19th 2015, a 27-year old Afghan woman, known only by her first name Farkhunda, was brutally lynched and set on fire by a mob in the ...

Quran v hadith: a philosophical analysis

I thought it was timely to write this article, given Dr Fawad Ahmed’s brutally candid essay on the truth about hadith ...