Eid under lockdown: Art for the interminable now, the pandemic era

by Rashmee

Posted on May 25, 2020


  The painting made its way around the locked-down world’s usual, no-touch channels of communication. There was Twitter, of course, but also WhatsApp, where people forwarded a picture of the painting to each other as an Eid greeting. It seemed to capture the moment. Of nearly two billion Muslims in the world, it is only … Continue reading “Eid under lockdown: Art for the interminable now, the pandemic era”

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Eid Al Adha in Tunisia, 2016: The day in pictures

by Rashmee

Posted on September 13, 2016


We spent much of Monday, September 12 with Tunisian friends – eating (and praising the good lord for having good friends and their table groaning with good food). It started with a quick look at the tabouna (Tunisian bread) cooked in a gas-fired version of the traditional oven. Then a peek at the sheep that … Continue reading “Eid Al Adha in Tunisia, 2016: The day in pictures”

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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