Category: Arts

Get to Know Palestine Beyond the Media Through These 5 Movies...

I believe that promoting Palestinian films gives Palestinians the right to narrative and self-representation.

Films are a reflection of identity. They are a window to new ideas, places and dimensions and it is just amazing how each movie is able to capture different aspects of life. I haven’t visited Palestine… Yet. But I am a huge fan of its national cinema which is relatively young...
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At This Mosque in Malaysia, Even Non-Muslims Feel at Home...

Being Chinese and Muslim in Malaysia would make a person and/or the community a minority within a minority.

Culture, religion and beliefs, as many of us may see it, are often common factors most people would use to identify ourselves with, both as individuals and as communities. For many people, these factors help us understand and know ourselves further in order to gain some sense of purpose in...
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Catching Up With Kelly...

Kelly Izdihar Crosby has had some pretty big challenges in life, from losing her job due to the GFC to losing her home from hurricane Katrina. She took these challenges as opportunities which helped her to pursue the art she is producing today. She shares some of her story and inspirations with us here. Tell us...
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Journey To The Good Life...

By Kulsum Tasnif My work as a visual artist has a wide range of techniques and approaches, much of which deals with social issues, and the way they affect me and my community. While I deal with a diversity of subject matters with varied methodologies, the underlying uniting factor is my...
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