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ICNA Sponsored Arts and Islam Tour a Great Success


04 18 07

 

 

The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) sponsored the Arts Council of England and Mohammed Ali’s Arts and Islam USA Tour which has made quite an impact this week in Chicago, New York, New Jersey, and Boston. Please see press coverage below:


NY Times: Fire Victims Gain a Little Immortality Through Art
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/19/nyregion/19mural.html?ref=nyregion

Associated Press: A tribute in 'Aerosol Arabic'
http://asap.ap.org/stories/1397890.s

Reuters: British Muslim Graffiti Artist Paints Mural
http://rtv.rtrlondon.co.uk/2007-04-22/2f0b1d4f.html

NY1: Father Of Bronx Fire Victims Receives Gifts From The Community
http://www.ny1.com/ny1/content/index.jsp?stid=12&aid=68841

News 12: Graffiti artist crosses Atlantic for Bronx tribute
http://www.news12.com/BX/topstories/article?id=193195#
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGnVAzjXeAU

WBAI: Asia Pacific Forum: Graffiti as Knowledge: AerosolArabic in the U.S.
http://www.asiapacificforum.org/show-detail.php?show_id=69#158

Hartbeatnews.com: Bronx Fire Victims Memorialized in Art
Source: Click Here

San Luis Obispo Tribune: ART — VIDEO: A tribute in 'Aerosol Arabic'
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/402/story/24887.html

Eagle Tribune: 'Aerosol Arabic' artist's tags teach tolerance
http://www.eagletribune.com/punews/local_story_113115553

Islam Channel Coverage:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsWpLBo5p3I

Chicago Tribune: Breaking Down a Cultural Wall
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chicago/chi-0704150358apr16,1,5867134.story

Chicago Sun-Times: Muslim group wants apology from Stone
http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/religion/343113,CST-NWS-MURAL16.article

Chicagoist: Painted Into a Corner
http://www.chicagoist.com/archives/2007/04/16/painted_into_a_corner.php

Bridges TV: Bumpy Ride for Aerosol Arabic in Chicago
Source: Click Here

Altmuslim.com: An Edgy Take On Islamic Art Hits The Galleries
http://www.altmuslim.com/perm.php?id=1890_0_26_0_C

Pictures from the Bronx Mural can be seen here:
http://www.artsandislam.com/index.php?id=35