Experimental artist encompasses expression

Artist Rusaila Bazlamit speaks to Amal Awad about her artwork and life, and how the experience has changed her approach to creation. You should never judge a book by its cover, but arguably you can tell a lot about a person from their website. In the case of artist Rusaila Bazlamit’s Lab Tajribi, the “who … Read more

DIY: Go Galactic!

Maryam Yusof shows you how to create your own personalized galaxy-print tote bag. There was a time when I was so obsessed with images of the galaxy that I convinced a committee at my school to assign a galactic theme to an upcoming event. Maybe it was from staring at my default MacBook desktop image … Read more

The Art of Arabic Calligraphy

As part of our Islamic historical and cultural identities around the world, this dying art should be preserved. By Alayna Ahmad. I have always admired the delicate phrases and words that so artistically adorn the domes of mosques, the courtyard of palaces and the pages of old books. This art form, known as calligraphy, has its … Read more

Photography Contest: The Spirit of Ramadan

Your Ramadhan photographs are just waiting for you to enter this competition. This is an invitation to all professional and amateur photographers: show the world your talent while you showcase the beauty of Islam. The 2012 International Ramadan Photography Competition (IRPC), Capture the Spirit of Ramadan is now open. The aim of this project is to share … Read more