Sayyida Nafisa’s Khalwa: A Conversation on Muslim Women and Sacred Spaces

A conversation between Nsenga Knight and her sister Nuriddeen Knight about their visit to the khalwa (place of voluntary seclusion) of 9th century female Islamic scholar Sayida Nafisa in Cairo, Egypt.

Fasting in Ramadan and Art Forge Deep Connection

Fasting and engaging with art are opportunities for deep connection In this blog post I’m going to talk about fasting and art as opportunities to deepen our connection to our Creator, creation, and creativity. Firstly, let’s talk about what the Ramadan fast is. Right now, about 2 Billion people on this planet are detaching fromContinue reading “Fasting in Ramadan and Art Forge Deep Connection”

X SPEAKS AT CONTEMPORARY IMAGE COLLECTIVE, CAIRO

CAIRO’S CONTEMPORARY IMAGE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS NSENGA KNIGHT’S “X SPEAKS: AN APPEAL TO AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE,” A NEW ITERATION OF KNIGHT’S SOCIAL PRACTICE AND PERFORMANCE-BASED WORK DEDICATED TO MALCOLM X’S FINAL SPEECHES