Some interesting/insightful words from Mohamed Zakariya about art, being an artist and being a Muslim artist in the modern world.

Rather than being exotic, living museum exhibits, we need to bring the concept of what it means to be modern to our very classic arts, yet preserve and maintain its special originality and quality and its relation to the continuum of Islamic practices.

http://almadinainstitute.org/blog/some-modest-proposals-for-islamic-artists/