based on their personal inspiration from the meaning of the name and or its arabic calligraphy. Upon completion of the entire collection, the resulting material and artwork is planned to be sold, reproduced, or merchandised to support the arts in disadvantaged communities, either in the form of free art classes at local community centers / mosques and or scholarships for emerging artists to attend professional art school.
If you are a professional artist and would like to participate please visit the submission page to request an invite to the
There are various visions for the project but above all it aims to bring to light the importance of creative individuals in the community and remind ourselves that the artisan, craftsperson, creative was a highly valued member of society in islamic culture and we should not let ourselves get lost in this sick mentality that every youth in the masjed needs to end up becoming a doctor, surgeon or engineer. Those things are great, but our communities are seriously lacking in these arenas and its the responsibility of our generation to shed light on this vacuum.