Kalam

Description: The Arabic term Kalām means “speech”, and its use regarding Islamic theology is derived from the expression found in the Quran. Medium: Mixed media on Hahnemuhle Photorag paper Dimensions: 420 x 594 mm Year: 2010

Educate Your Daughters

Description: The word “Iqra” is a command and it means “Read” or “Recite”. Islam emphasises education. The first revelation of Qur’an was concerning reading and writing, thereby recommending acquiring knowledge. Medium: Mixed media on Fuji Flex paper Dimensions: 420 x 594 mm Year: 2014

Nur of the Prophet

Description: The nur (light) of the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) shone at all levels, it filled the material, intermediary, and spiritual worlds dispelled the darkness of ignorance and disbelief and is destined to shine across the ages till the end of time. Medium: Mixed media on metallic paper Dimensions: 420 x 594 mm Year: 2008

Bloody Fusion

Description: This mural is dedicated to Islamic art that is currently faced with oblivion. The loss of Islamic beauty around us is one of the greatest modern tragedies to happen to our culture. Beauty was always the hallmark of Islamic civilisation. In the past, everywhere where Muslims went they built architecture and gardens. Muslims created…

Ripple Effect

Description: The piece “Ripple” was an original mural reflecting the themes of Rising 16. It was created with the assistance of the students of Coventry University. RISING 16 will examine “the ripple effect” of responding to conflict, whether with action or inaction. The purpose of the mural was to ask the most important question –…

Al-Wahda

Description: This piece symbolises the positivity of Islamic art has on western culture. It uses the colours of the Buckinghamshire emblem with design elements by William Morris. It also uses the three core elements of Islamic art: Calligraphy, Arabesque, and Geometry. Client: Buckinghamshire County Museum Year: 2016 Location: Aylesbury, United Kingdom

Geometric Waterfall

Description: The concept of the project is to revitalise forgotten or abandoned sections of the community. Working with the local Council and youth groups, the aim is to use Islamic art to liven cold, bare walls in different locations and bring the festival to the people and the street. Art has the power to connect…