This is my cv which will give you an idea about me and my work : cv2017art-gen
For more details of where I am coming from as an artist you might like to see my MA dissertation : MA Rukshana Afia August 2003
There are also 2 essays which I did leading up to my MA written work –Some Aspects of Figurative Art in the Islamic World 2000 & Contemporary Islamic Religious Art 2001 . I apologise for the lack of images in these – at the time I couldn’t integrate them into the essays ! One day I will add them somehow , I promise .
Linda Smith , the mosaic/digital photography artist did an online interview with me which you can find here .
More or less frivolous facts :
Movies include 7 Samurai , Orphee , La Marseillaise , Notorious , The Unforgiven…..
TV series include Dr Who ( original b & w ) , Star Trek , Buffy the Vampire Slayer , The Stranger ( Australian ) , Person of Interest …..
Books include The Lord of the Rings , Wuthering Heights , The Earthsea books , The Dark Tower , Gaudy Night , Pride & Prejudice….
Music ie Western orchestral includes Mozart , Messiaen , Ravel , Debussy , Xenakis & anything pre 1700
‘World’ music styles include fado , flamenco , rai & blues .
What most people mean by music (!) includes Johnny Cash , Bruce Springsteen , Joan Baez…..
My favourite drink is coffee – because I’m Muslim – and my favourite waste of time is clothes & all things related .