Aisha Ife's Skin Series is Giving Visibility to People Living with Acne

Aisha Ife’s Skin Series is Giving Visibility to People Living with Acne

As my work slowly evolved from being just a hobby to something more commercial, I’ve had more need to be discovered. No one can know what you’re capable of if they don’t see it. For someone that’s a social recluse like me, it has been tough. I used to be shy and anxious about sharing my work, I still am but I have coping methods now.

The Sex Dialogue: Amirah Zaky on Dismantling Toxic Beliefs about Sex within Muslim Community

The Sex Dialogue: Amirah Zaky on Dismantling Toxic Beliefs about Sex within Muslim Communities

What motivated me is knowing that there are many myths about sex and these myths need to be dismantled. I also know there are many toxic negative beliefs about sex within the Muslim community and these beliefs actually go against the nature of Islam so this motivated me to put things right.

In Conversation with Katie Haseeb: Art, Empowerment and Spirituality

In Conversation with Katie Haseeb: Art, Empowerment and Spirituality

Muslim women telling our own stories is empowering and necessary, since we’re all aware of the perverse misrepresentations that can occur when our stories are told by others. If you look at the great cultures and societies throughout the history of the Islamic tradition, you will find a strong history of artists, craftspeople, and distinct artistic styles.