Arts & Culture

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American Muslim Men Up Close and Personal

Terrorist. Jihadist. Misogynist. Brown. Bearded. Un-American. These are the terms and images often associated with Muslim men in America.

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Film Highlights Islamic Art's Contribution to World Culture

Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World explores several facets of Islamic art taking the viewer across many nations such as Spain, Turkey, India and even Mali.

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Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World

Significant art and architecture of the Islamic civilization’s legacy has rarely enough been celebrated, pushed aside by negative perceptions of the faith.

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Yusuf Islam Premieres New Musical Moonshadow

Moonshadow, a new musical fantasy written by Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens, premiered at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne last week.

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All Atheists Are Muslim goes Hollywood

The Hollywood Fringe Theatre is preparing for All Atheists are Muslim, a production dubbed a must-see by The New Yorker, Time Out NY and The San Francisco Chronicle.

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Kids of the Ummah: An App to Celebrate Muslim Cultures Worldwide

Australian graphic designer and award-winning digital artist Peter Gould has just released his newest creative project, Kids of the Ummah, a book and app series intended to celebrate Muslim cultures worldwide.

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Aasif Mandvi on Hollywood's Whitewashing

The recently released film, The Dictator, starring British actor Sacha Baron Cohen, has stirred up much controversy over the troubling racial stereotypes in its damaging portrayal of Arabs.

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The Perfect Gentleman: A Muslim Boy Meets the West

Imran Ahmad writes about growing up in the UK after having immigrated from Pakistan at the age of two.

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The Pakistani Cargo Truck Initiative

Asheer Akram, an artist and sculptor of Pakistani descent has started the “Pakistani Cargo Truck Initiative”, formatted around the visual aesthetic of the cargo trucks of Pakistan.

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Tupac Hologram Concert With Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg at Coachella is Exploitative

Sure, the technology is impressive, but are we capitalizing off the legacies of our favorite artists who have long since past?