About

I make art that is influenced by Somali culture and history. The horn of Africa is a historical gateway between Africa and Asia. Somali culture is rich in influences including other African cultures, Persian, Ottoman, Arab and Indian culture. Since the Somali civil war the arts scene in the Somali community has suffered. I am part of a new generation of Somalis who have grown up since then who want to create art that challenges the negative depiction of Somalis and Africans in general. My work include themes of nomadic Somali culture, historical depictions, medieval Africa, epic fantasy, Islamic spiritual themes and afrofuturism.

You can also find me at

Twitter : twitter.com/somaliart

tumblr: somaliart.tumblr.com

deviantArt: somaliart.deviantart.com

One comment

  1. julez52 · February 18, 2015

    Hey SomaliArt thanks for the likes and the follow

    Liked by 1 person

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