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Defining Revolutionary Movements
The Revolution Talk by Mona Eltahawy is on the Arab Spring
In her revolution talk, Mona Eltahawy discusses the political, social and sexual movements taking place in the Middle East and North Africa. She shares her personal experiences as an Egyptian...
3 w ago
Opposing Fundamentalist Movements
Karima Bennoune's Talk on Terrorism Encourages Sharing Stories
In her powerful talk on terrorism, Karima Bennoune explains why sharing the stories of those opposing terrorism in their own communities is of the utmost importance. Despite the assumption Muslims...
25 w ago
A Westernized Pakistani Ceremony Blends the Best of Two Worlds
As the world gets smaller, there will be more cross-cultural weddings like the one held for Mariya and Sebastian. A blend of Pakistani tradition and Western customs, it was the best of both world...
29 w ago
PandaBed Allows Travelers to Find a Room in a Religious Home
If you are in Asia and looking for a religious home to lodge in Airbnb-sytle, PandaBed is definitely the site you want to use. If staying in a hotel isn’t your thing, this site provides a...
38 w ago
Religious Observance Film Posters
This Series Imagines Your Favorite Films as 'Ramadan Movies'
Inspired by that hashtag #RamadanMovies, BuzzFeed created a series of hilarious film adaptations made to look as though they were made during the religious observance. To give a brief (emphasis on...
39 w ago
Queer Muslim Photography
Samra Habib's 'Just Me and Allah' Photographic Project Captures Canadians
In Just Me and Allah, fashion photographer Samra Habib takes portraits of ##### muslim Canadians. The project originally began on tumblr, but has since grown into a multi-gallery art exhibit showing...
54 w ago
Frightening Marionette Dolls
Artist Wael Shawky Creates Eerie Rustic Looking Marionette Dolls
Talented artist Wael Shawky creates frightening marionette dolls that are guaranteed to send chills down the spines of art fans everywhere. Shawky’s spooky puppets are inspired by the idea of...
72 w ago
Culturally Diverse Superhero Comics
The Marvelous Muslim Superhero Breaks the Male Mold
Comic book icon Marvel recently announced an addition to its crime fighting ranks; butt-kicking shape shifter Kamala Khan breaks the mold in more than one way. Not only is she a woman, but she is...
48 w ago
African Atrocity Photography
This Conflict Photo Series is Raw and Sheds Light on a Serious Issue
As most of the world is mesmerized by pop culture and the latest in tech and fashion, unimaginable atrocities are an every day occurrence in some parts of the world, as this conflict photo series...
152 w ago
Introspective Arab Designs
Sharjah Design College's Alumni Collection Redesigns Muslim Rituals
The American University of Sharjah’s College of Architecture, Art and Design—CAAD—was the first University of the Middle East that was invited to exhibit its design alumni’s...
77 w ago
Hand-Drawn Prayer Rugs
These Muslim Prayer Rugs are Made of Paper And Bic Pens
Artist Jonathan Brechignac has taken upon himself to draw a series of intricate, detailed Muslim prayer rugs by hand; these rugs were created on pieces of paper using nothing but Bic ballpoint pens....
148 w ago
Pyramid Cinema Pavilions
The Kanye West 'Cruel Summer' Theater Boasts Seven Screens
It is hard to say what is more impressive, the Kanye West ‘Cruel Summer’ film that recently premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival or the unusual theater that it was viewed in. The...
152 w ago
Ethical Artisan-Focused Fashion
‘A Peace Treaty’ Employs At-Risk Designers
The ethical fashion label ‘A Peace Treaty’ was launched in 2008 on behalf of Farah Malik and Dana Arbib. The pair met while living in Rome, where they decided to merge their interests in style...
159 w ago
Retro Movie-Inspired Shoots
Hanaa Ben Abdesslem Channels Flashdance in V Magazine 76
Tunisian model Hanaa Ben Abdesslem stars in a powerful 80s-inspired editorial that channels a retro workout goddess for the V Magazine 76 Spring 2012 issue. Sticking with the sports issue theme, the shoot…
162 w ago
Sack Mask Fashion
The Sabina Bryntesson AW12 Collection is Eccentrically Exotic
The Sabina Bryntesson AW12 collection is filled with looks that are fitting for a fashionable captive or a Muslim woman. From burlap sack masks to stylish versions of khimars and overhead abayas, the fashion…
164 w ago
Art in Exile
Shirin Neshat Stresses The Importance of Having One's Voice Heard
Iranian-born artist and photographer Shirin Neshat explores the idea of being an artist in exile, examining how to make one's voice heard when political, religious and cultural circumstances stand in the…
198 w ago
The Sports Hijab is Designed to Let Muslim Women Compete in Modesty
While the FIFA ban on headscarves probably won't be lifted anytime soon, it won't really matter if Muslim women start donning the Sports Hijab. Designed by Elham Seyed Javad of ResportOn, the Sports Hijab…
200 w ago
Cleverly Concise Infographics
The Millward Brown Print Campaign is Impactful
Advertising agency Young & Rubicam has come up with a clever campaign for Millward Brown. The agency, which borrowed inspiration from Peter Orntoft, uses the idea of infographics to execute a harmonious…
33 w ago
Exiled Minority Photography
'Exiled to Nowhere' Captures the Plight of Burmese Rohingya Muslims
‘Exiled to Nowhere’ is the name of a book and photo series, captured by Bangkok-based American photographer Greg Constantine, that captures the plight of ethnic Rohingya Muslims in Burma....
91 w ago
Sacreligious Pork-Coated Bullets
The 'Jihawg Ammo' Uses Pork to Deter Radical Muslims
In an effort to fight radical Muslims, an American ammunition company created ‘Jihawg Ammo.’ The bizarre ammo is coated with pig-based products in order to deter Muslim terrorists. By...
144 w ago
Illuminating Religious Rugs
The EL Sajjadah Prayer Mat Indicates North With Built-In Compass
With nearly 1.6 billion Muslim’s in the world, most of whom take their religious practice very seriously, it is surprising that certain items have not been brought into the 21st century like...
169 w ago
Unity in Diversity
Reza Aslan Addresses the Anti-Muslim Sentiments Plaguing American Society
Reza Aslan is an Iranian-American activist and the award-winning author of three books. During his keynote he addresses the issue of anti-Muslim sentiments in the United States and offers insight into…
187 w ago
Exploratory Road Trips
30 Mosques in 30 States is a Breathtaking Blog Following Religious Groups
Aman Ali and Bassam Tariq are the founders behind the 30 Mosques in 30 states road trip blog. The two travelled across the United states to spend each night of Ramadan at a different mosque in 30 different…
203 w ago
Islamic Prayer Clocks
Smith of Derby's Prayer Clock Offers a Luxurious Way to Celebrate Faith
Renowned British design firm Smith of Derby has designed a special clock for Muslims across the globe. The $33,000 prayer clock is a most luxurious religious timepiece, which has been described as a "combination…