Category: Artist

I got the opportunity to meet Tahereh in person and take some behind the scene pictures of  Tahereh painting in her comfortable surrounding. She is very humble and hospitable and made the whole experience of taking pictures of an artist in her zone all the more worthwhile. Tahereh is an emerging artist currently living, studying […]

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For the unfamiliar, henna is the art of temporary body art. In South Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East and some parts of North Africa Henna has been used since antiquity to dye skin, hair, fingernails  and fabrics. Till this day Henna is used to adorn women’s hands and feet as a part of social and holiday […]

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Meet the artist whose giving past tradition a contemporary twist. At first glance upon Aadil’s work you will know his art is no ordinary Islamic art it is a fusion of east and west and past meet present. The moment his work is hanged and displayed the fine textures and intricate details become the centre […]

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  Ayesha’s interest in manuscript illumination (tezhib in Turkish) highlights the beauty of the traditional Turkish art. She draws inspiration from traditional art combined with the beauty of nature. Ayesha uses direct observation as a source of imagery for her work. She admire’s positivity and harmony as evidenced by her play of colour, form and […]

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