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Samir Malik
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My Bio
Current Residence: London, UK
Favourite genre of music: dub, folk, rock, world, reggae, everything (well almost)
Favourite photographer: Andrea Altemueller, Bruno Hadji
Favourite style of art: calligraphy, photography, vector
Operating System: Mac OSX
MP3 player of choice: ipod
Skin of choice: mine.
Favourite cartoon character: Hong Kong Fooey
Personal Quote: We are the ones we have been waiting for.

Favourite Visual Artist
Terry Gilliam, Koraishi
Favourite Movies
Fisher King, Wall-E, Habla con ella, Cinema Paradiso, Kite Runner, Il Postino
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
ani difranco, mano negra, Amadou et Mariam, KLF, Michael Franti
Favourite Writers
Alessandro Baricco, Said, e e cummings, Giaconda Belli, Hafiz, Murakami, Banana Yoshimoto
Tools of the Trade
ink, kalam, paper, canvas, illustrator and photoshop.
Other Interests
metaphysics, literature, poetry, life.

Gaza massacres must spur us to action

Gaza massacres must spur us to action

I am outraged by the genocide playing itself out in Gaza. I have no words to express my tears, my anger and frustration and my shame that so many fellow human beings and nations can stand by in this or can not do anything to stop the slaughter of innocent women and children as well as fathers and brothers. Many may ask why I write about this? Well my art has been a journey to understand the human condition and has led to me to the realisation of how sacred life is, every life, of all. I can not stand by and watch this and not speak as to do so would be to deny my journey and all that it has taught me, to deny my truth. I read the article q

Gratitude

Gratitude

I had a conversation with a wonderful Australian artist who sells art for millions of dollars- thought he might be able to give me some tips. It was so great to speak to someone who has the complete freedom to be an artist in the world without all the stories and struggles - at least in my experience a lot of the times- that usually come with that identity - 'artist'. The conversation was very beautiful in many ways because i saw that what he has learnt over the years on how to become a successful artist spoke to my soul. He gave me some tips on how to also sell art for millions- he said an artist might as well do it whilst he/she is alive ..

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Amjad-MiandadHobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday Dear Brother
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actrexxStudent Artist
Hello! could you give me some information about your work please? i am doing my GCSEs and one of my options was art. We are doing islamic architecture and right now, were working on calligraphy. I would like to use you and your work in my work ( if that makes sence) :P and if thats okay with you? :) 
Hi! Would love to give you all the info you need for your school work.. If you email me ~ fahdi @ me . com ~ I can send you articles about me that have great info and also some videos about my work done over the years that would also help. Look forwards to hearing from you. Be blessed, Samir
8BriBee8Student General Artist
happy birthday