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November 2017


Guidelines for Artists

Thank you for showing interest! TO INTERESTED ARTISTS These roles serve as a platform to showcase talented, established and/or upcoming artists in the Dawoodi Bohra community. We hope to bring you as varied work as possible. Fine artists, photographers, calligraphers, digital artists, illustrators, and…

November 25, 2017

Guidelines for Writers

Thank you for showing interest! TO INTERESTED WRITERS  Purpose of the Blog: The blog is the crux of the whole website. A space for people to come tell us their unique stories- through written word. We want it to be as varied as possible…

November 25, 2017
Core Blog

“Books” – GRAPHENE and its similarity to BOOKS

Words Sakina N.   Digital Art Alifiya S.  I absolutely love the arts, specifically, the Italian Renaissance, have a love-hate relationship with the Arabic language and am extremely passionate about stickers, socks, animals and plants! Books for me have always been a source of solace. They are dependable and stable,…

November 23, 2017
Core Blog

“Books” – A Novel Poem

Words Maria R.   Digital Art Alifiya S.  Pursuing a Bachelor’s in Linguistics, Maria knows exactly when her name is pronounced wrong. It’s an approximant guys, you know, the upside down [ɹ]…nevermind. The Art of Adapting Takes a little while to master But when you finally get…

November 17, 2017
Core Blog

“Books” – Unraveling and Unbinding History

Words Amatullah A. Digital Art Sakina K. Amatullah is a theoretical physicist specializing in stellar astrophysics and cosmology, official international Book Fairy (@bookfairies_ke), Sam Kean and Sherlock fanatic and dabbler in the arts of philosophy. She lives on coffee and science, although she is hoping to…

November 10, 2017

In Conversation with Zahra Ben A.

In conversation with Zahra A. Photography by Zahra A. These photographs were shot by Zahra Ben during a quick Photo Walk we did at Marine Drive, Mumbai along with a mini rapid fire, at the end of her interview.  Zahra Amiruddin is an independent writer and…

November 4, 2017
Core Blog

“Books” – Fluttering Friends

Words Sakina M.  Digital Art Alifiya S.  Sakina Behn is a student currently living in New Jersey, USA. Creator of @rida.apparel, she hopes to inspire behno with her love for fashion. Her immense passion for art, literature, politics, and fashion shape her identity as a global citizen. The…

November 2, 2017
Guest Blog

Reading Slump Recommendations

Words Ruqaiyah K. (ruqkishreads) Illustration Fatema A. (cosmicweavers) If you’re an avid reader like me you must have come across the dreadful dark abyss that is the reading slump; a period of time where you just can’t seem to read. You try, but nothing sticks and…

November 2, 2017

North of Pakistan

Photography and Words Murtaza M. Well, my name is Murtaza Mudder. I’m from Karachi, Pakistan. Currently, I’m doing my Bachelors in Business from the Institute of Szabist. Photography is a hobby of mine. Though it’s not my profession, it surely is my passion. It’s something I can…

November 1, 2017