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Exploring Purdah

Purdah is a word derived from the Farsi language. Purdah means to veil, to wear enveloping clothing, or to seclude oneself from others. It also signifies curtains.  Over the course of the last few years, I have been recording diversity…

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(Shekah, to learn)

I am a fine art photographer and I wanted to share a recent project I have been working on. I wanted to look into the lost part of my family history through the art of handcrafted weaving. Weaving for me…

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I am Unglish

‘I make my art to clarify my identity, to confirm it is okay to be muddled, to be part of two separate clashing cultures, and to celebrate myself, as a British Pakistani woman. As the daughter of Pakistani immigrant parents…

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Shimmering Climates

This art collection on Climate Change is entitled Shimmering Climates/Climats Chatoyants. The collection was exhibited in 2015 in Galarie Colombier in the heart of Paris. The abstract artwork is a Salma’s reflection of climates she has visited, some of which…

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Taus

Below are some images of a painting I did, called Taus (which means peacock in Kurdish) for the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, which took place at the London Excel Centre in June 2014. I did a series…

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Identity

Identity How do I see myself? How do I want others to see me? Which of these is my identity? One, both or neither? I realise every time I meet someone I want to share with them The essence of…

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