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Breathe in, breathe out: Is prayer a transaction?

Words and Artwork Zaenab Baisaheba J. Imaduddin. (@zaenabimaduddin) 11 June, 2020  A breath you take and a breath you give. Is this delicately balanced transaction an indication that nothing comes for free, except that which is destined for me? By this reckoning, is not prayer also a…

August 7, 2020

Conversations during Lockdown: Sakeenah ben N.

In conversation with Sakeenah ben N.   Artwork Fatema A. (@cosmicweavers)  Fatema: Hey! It’s so nice to be able to have this conversation with you. What has the lockdown been like for you? What has changed?   Sakeenah: I work for Shoppers Drug Mart. It’s…

July 16, 2020

Conversations during Lockdown: Batul ben S.

In conversation with Batul Ben S.   Artwork Fatema A. (@cosmicweavers)  Fatema: Yay. Hi. How are you? I haven’t seen you in awhile.    Batul:  Good. I’m good. How are you?    Fatema: Good. Ramadan always has so much barakat, irrespective of the situation here…

July 15, 2020

Conversations during Lockdown: Munira ben E.

In conversation with Munira ben E. Artwork Fatema A. (@cosmicweavers)  Fatema: Where are you right now, is that home for you?   Munira: I’m in London hamna. I was born here and I grew up here. I’ve never really lived anywhere else. I was in…

July 14, 2020

Conversations during Lockdown: Amatulla ben Z.

In conversation with Amatulla Ben Z.   Artwork Fatema A. (@cosmicweavers)  Fatema: Where are you right now? Is it home and who are you with?   Amatulla: I am at home. Since I run my own business and I work for myself, I have a…

July 14, 2020

In Conversation with Zahra ben A.

Photographs and Words Zahra Ammar. Foreword With a background in Economics, Finance and English, she passionately doodles on any surface, weaves threads and is in love with paper and food. She loves the versatility and form that paper has to offer. In her own way,…

February 25, 2018
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In Conversation with the CEO of SWAN

In conversation with The CEO of SWAN Interview by Mighzal. Besides schoolbooks and sleepovers, eleven-year-old Zahra is the successful CEO of SWAN. Along with her own collection of homemade and nasty-free beauty products, she models the entrepreneurial nature that every mumimah aspires towards. Take a peek into…

January 6, 2018

In Conversation with the Artists of Anwar al Funun

In conversation with Artists of Anwaar al Funun. Interview by Fatema A. Today we invite you to meet some of the brilliant artists behind the artist’s feature, and learn about further about their installations at the Anwaar exhibit in Karachi. Zaenab Bensaab Imaduddin The Yemeni Collection…

December 16, 2017
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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