Art Illuminated podcast

Art Illuminated

Esra Alhamal

Art Illuminated is an art dedicated podcast about traditional art and artists from the Middle East and North Africa

49 Episodes

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    Persian Miniature and Illumination with Farkhondeh Ahmadzadeh

    49:20

    Farkhondeh is an Iranian artist based in London. Her work explores the disciplines of Persian poetry manuscripts, sacred geometry and Persian miniatures: http://harmonyinart.com/ Pictures from this episode on: www.instagram.com/artilluminatedpod More on the podcast: www.islamicillumination.com/podcast 
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    Somali Textiles with Hafza Yusuf

    51:39

    Hafza Yusuf is a Somali-British textile designer, Art educator and founder of Hafza Studio. https://www.instagram.com/hafzastudio/ Pictures from this episode on www.instagram.com/artilluminatedpod More on the podcast: www.islamicillumination.com/podcast 
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    Henna and Creative Outlets with Medina Trevathan

    41:52

    Medina Trevathan is a henna artist and a young creative finding her own creative outlet and artistic voice through henna, embroidery and more. We talk about her journey so far and her life between Moroco, Spain and the UK: www.instagram.com/medinatrevathan Pictures from this episode on www.instagram.com/artilluminatedpod More on the podcast: www.islamicillumination.com/podcast 
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    Woven Textiles with Rezia Wahid

    46:30

    Rezia Wahid is a woven textile artist and hand weaver specialising in natural yarns. She is inspired by air, light and poetry. We chat about various weaving techniques, exhibiting pieces and community project - Pictures from the episode on www.instagram.com/artilluminatedpod + More from the podcast www.islamicillumination.com/podcast - More from Rezia: http://www.woven-air.com/home2.htm
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    Realistic Sculptures with Faisal Alahmad

    1:02:36

    Faisal Alahmad is a Saudi American sculptor and works with realistic human features and the human form. He tells us about his journey into becoming the talented sculptor he is.  Images are on the podcast's instagram: www.instagram.com/artilluminatedpod More about the podcast: www.islamicillumination.com/podcast   More from Faisal: www.faisalalahmad.com Faisal on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sculptorfaisal/
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    Islamic Geometry and Peace of Mind with Sandy Kurt

    50:29

    Sandy Kurt has been practicing complex Islamic geometry painted in watercolours for over 5 years and she shares how she learnt and continue to practice her art on this episode. Episode's picture on instagram.com/artilluminatedpod more on the podcast on www.islamicillumination.com/podcast - Follow Sandy: https://www.instagram.com/sandy.kurt/ - More from Sandy: https://www.sandykurt.com/ 
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    Painting the Palestinian Identity with Sliman Mansour

    46:25

    Sliman Mansour is an iconic figure in contemporary Arab art and in the Palestinian Intifadh. He is a political artist representing the Palestinian identity with his beautiful depiction of cultural symbols.   Find his on instagram: www.instagram.com/sliman.mansour  Pictures from today's episode on www.instagram.com/artilluminatedpod  More on the podcast: www.islamicillumination.com/podcast 
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    Detailed Paintings with Rebecca Campbell

    35:27

    Rebecca Campbell lives and works in London. She trained as an illustrator and this has led to her unique, narrative style of work. Her paintings have been described as “delightful, enigmatic and highly imaginative. Pictures from the podcast on www.instagram.com/artilluminatedpod and Rebecca's work: http://rebeccacampbell.co.uk/ + www.instagram.com/rebeccacampbellartist/  Podcast info: www.islamicillumination.com/podcast 
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    Contemporary Embroidery with Sarah K. Benning

    49:56

    Sarah K. Benning is an artist and DIY designer working within the realm of contemporary embroidery. She creates of one of a kind hand stitched artworks and thoughtfully designed DIY kits and digital embroidery patterns. More from Sarah: https://sarahkbenning.com/ and on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sarahkbenning/ Photos from the episode: https://www.instagram.com/artilluminatedpod/ More about the podcast: www.islamicillumination.com/podcast + 
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    Ottoman Illumination with Dilara Yarcı Diniz

    44:49

    Dilara is a master Turkish illuminator who specialises in Ottoman illumination and painting with gold. Pictures from the episode on https://www.instagram.com/artilluminatedpod Dilara's website: https://www.dilarayarci.com/ Find Dilara on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dilarayrc - Podcast details: www.islamicillumination.com/podcast 

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