Category Archives: Updates

Hidden Wonder Woman Event

Just a snippet of #UniTea, celebrating the #hiddenwonderwoman in all those who attended! Huge thanks to those who supported us and our fantastic speakers: Fatiha El-Ghorri Papaya Verte Supper Club We Got This – sometimes Fierce Babe Network Norwich Paola Colombo Sehar Raza and our inspirational and empowering workshop faciliators for their incredible work Fatou Ndow and Isa Sulaiman Arts. Thank you to our amazing volunteers who we […]


Isa Noorudeen, 26, a member of the production staff at Rumi’s Cave, stresses the importance of taking control of your own narrative, particularly if your identity is constantly portrayed in a negative light. “Art and culture is essentially our narrative on our story”, he explains, “without us claiming that narrative, other people will claim it. […]

Speaking Conference over Muslim Art

Muslim Art, Identity & Activism Dr William Barylo (Affiliate Researcher, EHESS (Paris))‘Art as a Decolonial Narrative: Rumi’s Cave in London’Shahnaz Akhter (PhD Candidate, Warwick University)‘Englistan, The New British’Isa Sulaiman Noorudeen (Co-Founder, Developing Our Traditions)‘Art in Our Times: The Battle with a Community to which Art is Alien’Shaheen Kasmani (Freelance artist)‘Decolonising Islamic Art’Faisal Hussain (Director, True […]

Interviewed regarding Mipsterz

Check out the podcast from Ummahsonic and their upbeat interview of the captivating photographer Muna Ally (Souls of London) and myself (Youtube.com/ISArtsTV). Hosted by Inayat and Sakinah, we were invited to discuss the phenomena of what it takes to be a Mipsterz – Muslim Hipsters coined by Abbas Rattani! http://goo.gl/UQvwMf Listen up, as my recommendation […]