Spruce Hill: Al-Bustan’s Hazami Sayed on the Needs of Arab and Arab-American Youth

Spruce Hill: Al-Bustan’s Hazami Sayed on the Needs of Arab and Arab-American Youth

Hazami Sayed is the founder and executive director of Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture. Al-Bustan, which means “the garden,” is an arts and education nonprofit that provides an affirming space for Arab-Americans and people from diverse backgrounds to come together and learn from each other. The organization, located in Spruce Hill, started as a summer camp […]

 

Art: Three Female Muslim Artists Using Work to Express Identity

Art: Three Female Muslim Artists Using Work to Express Identity

These three Muslim women are using art in order to express personal and collective identity, and explore issues of location, displacement and personal connection to social contexts in the city. You can find their art featured in galleries, on buildings and throughout the city. Yasmin Nezhad Born and raised in Iran, Yasmin Nezhad has lived […]