Ijaza

Earlier this year, I was in Istanbul working on a very special project. For over 10 years, I have been working towards a traditional apprenticeship in tezhib (the art of Islamic manuscript illumination). The Turkish and Arabic term given to … Continue reading

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Exhibition at La Galleria Nazionale, Rome

Last month, I was invited to exhibit four of my paintings at La Galleria Nazionale in Rome. This exhibition occurred alongside a month-long series of workshops and events with Una Moschea Per Roma, during which I delivered an Islamic art … Continue reading

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Workshop at La Galleria Nazionale, Rome

Demonstrating Islamic art drawing and paining techniques at La Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in Rome Last month, I spent a week in Rome delivering workshops with Una Moschea Per Roma, and my friend and colleague Shaheen Kasmani. The workshops … Continue reading

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Artist Feature on the Islamic Fashion and Design Council Website

Great news! I have just been featured on the Islamic Fashion and Design Council‘s website! The article discusses the inspiration and background to my art, as well as the influence of my travels and teaching. Click here to read the full … Continue reading

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Photos from my workshops at the Doha Museum of Islamic Art (MIA)

Hope you enjoy these photographs from my workshops at the Doha Museum of Islamic Art! In October, I delivered a week long set of Islamic manuscript illumination workshops where I taught adults and children, and provided training to museum staff … Continue reading

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Workshops at the Museum of Islamic Arts (MIA), Doha

Afternoon all! Some exciting news – I will be teaching a series of Islamic manuscript illumination workshops at the Museum of Islamic Arts in Doha next month from the 26th – 31st Oct 2014. I’m also giving a demonstration on … Continue reading

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Quick trip to Istanbul…

I was in Istanbul last week for a very quick trip during the Easter holiday. Here are a few pictures of what I got up to: I attended an ebru (Turkish paper marbling) workshop. Below are some images of my … Continue reading

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