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Artist in Focus: Zahra A

Words and Photographs Zahra A.  Foreword Zahra Amiruddin is an independent writer and photographer based in Bombay. She completed a journalism degree with Bachelor’s in Mass Media from the Sophia College for Women in Mumbai. She specialized in digital and film photography, creative writing, and theatre at…

October 29, 2017

Artist in Focus: Dr. Tarwadi

 In conversation with Dr.  Alihussein Tarwadi Art or science? People often make this crucial choice early in life and often, it’s set in stone. Some gifted individuals pursue both and what’s more, they make their art compliment science. Master of both, Dr. Tarwadi is an…

July 2, 2017
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Artists in Focus: Pretty Gilded

Words and Photographs Pretty Gilded. Foreword Batul S.    Foreword Pretty Gilded – a gilded art form created by two entrepreneurial sisters from Hyderabad. They create paper products with modern and contemporary designs, infused with the touch of tradition. Their dazzling wedding invitation cards would make you…

June 4, 2017
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Artist in Focus: Kulsum K.

Words and Photographs Kulsum K. Foreword Batul S.    Foreword Kulsum bhen takes foodstagramming to a whole new level. Her talent for the capture makes even the simplest foods look like Michelin stars. Get a peek at the photos that’ll make your stomach grumble and delve into…

May 2, 2017
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Cakesbyfatemadathi: Pharmacist turned Cake Artist

In conversation with Fatema M. Dathi Pharmacist turned Cake Artist and my journey to the sweeter side; counting the memories and not the calories.   No course will teach you how to be creative, that has to come from you. What is your cooking/baking background?…

April 3, 2017

Artist in Focus: Fatema H. J.

*SCROLL LEFT* In conversation with Fatema Ben. H. J.   Fatema Josh is an accomplished Artist, a Montessori Directress, a qualified Graphic Designer and a dedicated homemaker, whose life revolves around her family and her dreams. As you walk into her space, you are greeted…

March 6, 2017

Artist in Focus: Tasneem A.

In conversation with Tasneem A. Foreword Fatema A. Tasneem A. is a 25 year old artist, illustrator and graphic designer from Mumbai who is inspired by gorgeous pink sunsets, mischievous children, magic, dark nights, bright stars and other whimsies. After working in an Ad Agency…

December 5, 2016

Artist in Focus: Zainab S.

In conversation with Zainab S. Photography Fatema A. Zainab Ben is currently in Jakarta, Indonesia where she resides with her husband and two sons. Her many passions include embroidery, painting knick-knacks, and taking immense pleasure designing her house. Walking in transports you back in time to the homes…

November 1, 2016

Remembering Ashura- Art by MRYM

My Inspiration for this theme comes from Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin TUS repeatedly telling us to do gham of Imam Husain AS. So much so that it becomes second nature to us. Like breathing. Shedding tears (on Imam Husain’s gham) is not an easy thing. But what…

September 26, 2016

INÃSH- Zaenab Bensaab Imaduddin

INÃSH ‘Revive your senses’ Meandering down the streets of Cairo, eyes cannot escape the grandeur of the 10th century Fatemi edifices standing tall on al Moiz le Deenillah Street (al-Qaaherah al-Moizziyah) and the architectural motifs laces with Arabic-Kufic inscriptions from the Quran. Ears pick…

September 5, 2016