How many Ether for that NFT? Speaking in tongues about art and craft

by Rashmee

Posted on February 26, 2021


/ LANGUAGE How many Ether for that NFT? In plain English, that’s a question about …

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Imagine what could happen if Africa were truly to celebrate its art (and philosophy)

by Rashmee

Posted on February 18, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA No one can accuse the African Union (AU) of overpromising …

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In Artemisia Gentileschi, we see the female gaze

by Rashmee

Posted on September 29, 2020


Take a good long look at the painting. It’s probably one the earliest portrayals in …

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Why Muslim opinion started to tend towards aniconism

by Rashmee

Posted on September 7, 2020


The tendency towards aniconism and the erasure of the secular-religious distinction is a bit of …

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Early Muslims’ attitude to art and creative expression

by Rashmee

Posted on September 4, 2020


  In the beginning, there was art. Lots of it, in fact, in the secular …

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A birthday feast of Edvard Munch prints

by Rashmee

Posted on May 17, 2019


A birthday is a good time for reflection. As well as to see an exhibition …

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Why 16th century Dutch still life painters were partial to a peeled lemon

by Rashmee

Posted on October 8, 2018


The lemon – half-peeled, glistening, “curling spirals of golden light” – caught our attention rightaway. …

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What is bias? Is it perspective? Say, the view that being brown is not disqualifying?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 31, 2018


Donald Trump denunciation of Google for “RIGGED” search results against him are an extreme sort …

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Why the Dome of the Rock belongs to us all

by Rashmee

Posted on July 30, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


After a tense couple of weeks, the centrist Jerusalem Post wearily turned to understatement to …

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Can cultural appropriation ever ease Syria’s suffering?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 1, 2017 / The National


This week, an unusual artistic performance in honour of Syria’s victims wrapped up its eight-day …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK