Zahra Pirani: Wellesley Community Art Project: New "Diversity" Art Exhibit on Linden Street

Zahra Pirani: Wellesley Community Art Project: New “Diversity” Art Exhibit on Linden Street

“Unity” exhibits the techniques of collage and painting, combined on one canvas to display the beauty of differences. The cutout faces of numerous people from around the world are used to make collage silhouettes which, in turn, create a cohesive star in the center of the piece. This star, as well as the bright yellow border around the silhouettes, symbolizes the glowing strength and vitality emanating from…

Muslim Journeys at Lakewood Public Library

Muslim Journeys at Lakewood Public Library – Sufi Music Ensemble with Dr. Karim Gillani

Muslim Journeys is a part of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Bridging Cultures initiative, which engages the power of the humanities to promote understanding and mutual respect for people with diverse histories, cultures and perspectives within the United States and abroad. Sufi Music Ensemble An Afternoon Concert Led by Dr. Karim Gillani, Professor of…

Ismaili Muslim Artists from Hunza/Chitral Pakistan perform Sufi Songs at Théatre de la ville Paris

The Bazm-Liqa group come down from the high peaks of the Hindu Kush, the Himalayan range called Karakorum. They sing the beauty of the world and the expression of the divine in all its guises. Their music is a unique experience and a message of awakening for all mankind. Source: http://www.theatredelaville-paris.com/spectacle-BazmLiqagroup-659 Earlier: Musical evening portrays…

Amin Gilani: Alano Studio

Based in Seattle and Mumbai, the studio is led by Amin Gilani, who prior to initiating his own practice, worked for firms such as Perkins+Will, KMD Architects and Ankrom Moisson Architects. His interest range widely to include not only the History of Architecture, post colonial studies, critical urbanism and comparative literature particularly focusing on the…

Hamida Madhani’s Exhibition in Germany: Symbiosis of Art and Culture

On a personal invitation of Landrat Herr Manfred Müller – the district administrator, Artist Hamida Madhani’s exhibition titled Symbiosis of Art and Culture was launched on September 25, 2013 in Paderborn, Germany Hamida Madhani’s latest art work ‘On Knowledge Society’ was published in July issue of US Ismaili Magazine at front page. https://ismailimail.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/symbiose-von-kunst-und-kulture.pdf Earlier: Hamida…

Oil Paintings by Sabina Himani

Sabina Himani is a self-made artist. Growing up in Mumbai India, she has won several competitions in various art related fields, has a deep appreciation for the natural world, and considers life itself in all its beauty, a gift to be cherished. Having had her formal education at St. Xavier’s College Mumbai, in English Literature…

Library Hosts Community Series on Muslim Culture – with Artist/Calligrapher Fahim Somani

Gain a new and diverse perspective into the Muslim culture with a variety of free events Sept. 19 through Nov. 12 at Lone Star College-CyFair. Recently awarded a grant from the American Library Association and National Endowment for the Humanities, LSC-CyFair’s library has received a Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys collection featuring books and DVDs…