Grantee profiles2018-12-13T23:17:13+01:00

Grantee Profile

Ali Omar Ermes

Country of origin Libya University Central School of Art Course 1991 Grant issued Exhibition Area of interest Art Exhibition at Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University Profile Ali Omar Ermes is an artist, writer and community activist. Having spent a period in Libya during which he wrote constantly and published in Arabic he continues to write on various issues in both Arabic and English, but today his primary focus is on conference papers. In his art, articles, ideas and speeches, he addresses [...]

Robert Hillenbrand

Country of origin UK University Edinburgh Course 1989 Grant issued Publication Area of interest Islamic Architecture, Form, Function, and Meaning Profile Professor Robert Hillenbrand was educated at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford (D.Phil. 1974); he has been teaching at the Department of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh , since 1971 and was awarded a chair of Islamic art in 1989. Professor Hillenbrand retired in December 2007 but is currently an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the department of Islamic and [...]

Dr Ahmad Mustafa

  Country of origin Egypt University Oxford University Course PHD Islamic History Grant issued 1990 Area of interest Exhibition at The Royal College of Art Profile Born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1943, Dr. Ahmed Moustafa is an artist and scholar of international repute and a leading authority on Arabic art and design. Initially trained as a figurative artist in the neoclassical European tradition, and drawing his inspiration primarily from Renaissance masters, he subsequently rediscovered his Islamic roots, and his work [...]

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