In conjunction with MOCAfest, ILHAM GALLERY will be holding an artist talk with international artist el Seed on November 7, 3pm in Kuala Lumpur. Register your interest here today.
MOCAfest is back in Kuala Lumpur from 3-5 November 2015 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Get the lowdown on the three day schedule here!
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai inaugurated the second edition of the Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) in Dubai on Tuesday
Diversity is an inbuilt characteristic of his work, says the Malaysian singer-songwriter.
Despite being one of few female players worldwide, the Indian-American musician effortlessly combines electronic melodies with her beloved Indian drum.
The global Halal food and lifestyle sector is expected to grow by 6% by 2020, according to selected findings from the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2015/2016, which will be released in full at the end of this month.
Islamic finance is gaining prominence as a channel for China to expand its economic influence abroad as banks strengthen ties with Muslim-majority countries and Chinese companies start to tap offshore pools of Islamic funds.
Check out this stunning photoshoot that illustrates the beautiful intersection of modesty, faith and modernity.
The Malaysian singer-songwriter easily mixes traditional music elements into her modern style.
They are one of the most forward thinking Muslim media companies out there. We know them as absolute cool cats in the industry and for Navid Akhtar, founder and CEO of Alchemiya, it’s all about that pure love of 'showing the contributions of Islam and Muslim people to humanity'.
The Syrian-American spoken word artist and peace activist connects lines of solidarity across different marginalised groups with his music.
This 13-strong Malaysian percussion group uses drums from all over the world to create music that is a blend of cultural influences right from its inception.
The Australian consultant with a hybrid upbringing believes that the arts are valuable channels of participation and communication across and within communities.
Want to get an inside view on how the folks at World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation go about putting together MOCAfest (Marketplace of the Creative Arts)? Najmia Zulkarnain is the project lead of MOCAfest, as well as the assistant manager of the young leaders network. Here, she reveals why humility and integrity are such wonderful traits of talented artists.
In this exclusive interview with luxury womenswear designer Diana Kotb, she reveals her philosophy behind dressing modestly and talks about her business journey.
I stepped out of my old shoes, no longer just another girl-next-door, assuming a new and different role of an identifiable member of a religious minority.
Trust Women is committed to find real solutions to empower women and to fight slavery worldwide. The annual event brings together global corporations, lawyers, government representatives, and pioneers in the field of women’s rights and anti-slavery.
Islamic art and fashion are quickly becoming burgeoning industries within the diverse landscape of the Islamic economy, and are dominating a key market share in the global lifestyle sector.