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RaiNur

expression through Beauty
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Artist
  • Aug 31, 1987
  • United States
  • Deviant for 14 years
  • She / Her
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My Bio
A recent graduate of University of Toledo's Center for Visual Arts New Media program, Nora delves into media of various formats, namely graphic design, digital photography and traditional fine arts, including contemporary methods of installation - to help send her message of identity and social construction to the world. She makes art that is a reflection of beauty: "God is Beautiful and He loves beauty".

Current Residence: the midwest
Favourite genre of music: qasa'id/nashid/anything Divine/folk/country/"world"
Operating System: mac os x
MP3 player of choice: ipod (when theyre not lost/stolen/not working)/itunes
Personal Quote: dreams without sleep are hallucinations

Favourite Movies
Cities of Light, Prince among Slaves, Journey to Makkah
Tools of the Trade
photoshop, illustrator, indesign, image capturing devices (cameras)
Other Interests
art, graphic design, photography, colors, patterns, rhythms//etc. etc.

Updates!

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Ramadan came and went - Allahuma Baligna Ramadan - I visited DC and NY/NJ in Ramadan and Chicago last week, where I attended the Cusp Conference as a volunteer, a conference about "the design of everything". I took photos (and of Chicago too) and will have them up soon God willing. I was blessed to have met some very amazing people throughout my travels. Each time I go somewhere new, or even if I've been there before, it shows me how much I can learn, and bring back to my community to apply. It made me think of my place in this world as an artist and as a designer and as a community member - who grew up in an active family and neighborhood,
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We got the opportunity to visit the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn last weekend. We were supposed to go to the Greenfield Village but a funny change in plans worked out for the better alhamdulillah. This was after I slathered on tons of sunscreen, wore clothes that looked like they were from the 19th century, and my dad wore his cool old-tyme looking boots, haha. We were trying to fit in with the scenery. :D I thought the museum was going to be a bunch of cars...which it was, but it wasn't so bad! Going through the historical progression from sleighs and wagons, Henry Fords model-T, all the way to future cars and jet planes was quite fascinat
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Studio Romm'ana

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So, the studio! Wussup with that? Spring 2010: I was graduating. Sadaf wanted to get back into traditional artwork after a couple years of art education and added experience in Curatorship. Jessica was in the middle of her graphic design degree, and Asmah chose to take a non-art degree (in Linguistics and Japanese...legit! mA), but still wanted to practice and work on her art. We wanted to do more than what our labels contained for us. But get real. We live in Toledo, right? It's an average post-industrial Midwestern town, greatly affected by the recession...which I often find ravaged with complacency. If things werent goin for you...you we
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hey! this is fati! (:
wave:

Yaaaaaaaaay - I have a new friend! :glomp:

It's a huge honour that you liked my work and thank you for supporting it! :hug:

Let me buy you a BIG bowl of ice-cream! :la:
Thanks so much for the :+devwatch:! :heart: Very much appreciated!!
Thanks for your comment on my last wall
saalam
Thanks for looking at the parchment 8D! :wave:

Do you think you could translate those two pages for me? If you don't mind, that is. I don't know if you can read the side notes penciled in or not well enough, but it doesn't hurt to ask, right?