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Arts: Visual Arts and Artists: Sudan
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Sudanese Muslim women artists' creative impact in social, political, and cultural arenas is irrefutable. They distinguish themselves with their creative work, which is deeply rooted in indigenous knowledge reflecting the amalgamation of the richness and sophistication of African culture and Islamic values. Islam and Arab culture played an important role in shaping Sudanese Muslim identity. In addition, the interplay between African and Middle Eastern culture resulted in a hybrid component that c…

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Muhammad, Baqie Badawi, “Arts: Visual Arts and Artists: Sudan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0299h>
First published online: 2009



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