Tag Archives: Art

Ibn ‘Arabi and Sufism, a way of reading Islamic architecture

Why does man choose to express himself through art and how does he do so? [...]

Moriscos influence in Rabat and Salé in the 16th and 17th centuries

On 18 May, the Islamic Culture Foundation was invited to participate in the international conference [...]

In Saudi Arabia, in the footsteps of the Prophet

Hijrah: in the footsteps of the Prophet. This was the theme chosen by Ithra (the [...]

A research recovers the ancient potters women of the Alhambra

Potters women working for the Alhambra, new chronologies or manufacturing methods are some of the [...]

Exhibitions in Italy and Spain as a reflection of a crisis

This article analyses a sample of temporary exhibitions that explore the effects of a geopolitical [...]

Accédez au Programme du “Festival du patrimoine andalou de Rabat et Salé” Du 21 au [...]

Sea of Tears, an exhibition to the migrants lost in the sea

We reproduce the article “Sea of Tears, Garden of Memory”published on the AramcoWorld’s latest issue. [...]

Jajouka, Sufi music for intercultural dialogue

“The Master Musicians music is one of the great legal highs, a thundering, transporting chorale [...]

Emerging Libyan artists to watch and learn

Arts and culture writer Naima Morelli selects five Libyan artists for the Middle East Eye, [...]

Ivan Agueli, a painter against Islamophobia

Review of the book Anarchist, Artist, Sufi: The Politics, Painting, and Esotericism of Ivan Aguéli, [...]

Andalusia, mon amour, part 1

Al-Andalus in Andalusia Dr Mohamed Chtatou Andalusia is the seduction of Spain. It is believed [...]

Astonishing mosques in China

China has an ambiguous stance in regards to institutionalized faith. On the one hand, the [...]

Amazigh Identity in Morocco and Algeria

The Amazighs are the oldest inhabitants of North Africa, a proof of that is their [...]

The Cambridge Mosque garden, a balm for the soul

A year since the ‘eco-mosque’ opened, Islamic garden specialist Emma Clark explains the traditional principles [...]

Moroccan photographers sticking their neck out

Twelve Moroccan photographers have joined forces in order to contribute the COVID-19 fight in their [...]

Khamsa, the hand of Fatima

The hand of Fatima has become one of the most common symbols to produce jewels, [...]

Muslim artists portray the month of Ramadan

Last Friday, April 24th began the month of Ramadan, the month of fasting for Muslims. [...]

Calligraphy to illustrate the everyday life

Calligraphy has historically held a prominent role as a form of artistic expression in the [...]

The heritage of Notre Dame – less European than people think

On Monday, as Notre Dame burned before our eyes, it was striking to note how few [...]