Salma Zulfiqar's artwork has been influenced by her humanitarian work and her travels around the world to countries such as Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Yemen, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Kenya, Cameroon, Chad, Cuba and Brazil. Her artwork is a vehicle to tackle political and humanitarian issues. She is an abstract artist and her artwork has been exhibited in London, Birmingham, Paris, Dubai and Kabul.
"Salma's work is unique and vibrant. The way she has managed to capture depth and texture in her creative expressions is powerful. Her technique is excellent and her ideas are unmatchable."Jeanne Casaril, Director of Galerie du Colombier, Paris
"Salma Zulfiqar is looking at humanity, as always. She has brought through her artwork connections to the universe and to one of the major issues of our time, the issue of refugees. I admire her capacity to bring people together and to create empathy for humankind"REZA, World famous National Geographic photographer and philanthropist
"I think the issue around the integration of migrants, which Salma is highlighting in her project, is important and very powerful"Jess Phillips, Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley
Salma's artwork is represented by Galerie du Colombier in Paris: Salma ZULFIQAR
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Building Peace Through the Oceans is an educational art installation which is aimed at promoting the integration of migrants, improving race relations, preventing hate crimes and extremism.
It consists of 6 canvasses representing different regions of the world, Africa, Asia, Middle East, North America , Latin America and Europe and shows the positive contribution migrants have made in each region.
As part of the project, debates are being held in communities to help better connect people and create better understanding of cultures.
This project has received support from the Arts Council UK & National Lottery Fund, The United Nations Migration Agency, IOM, The Amirah Foundation, Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands, Arts in the Yard, Near Neighbours and the Aziz Foundation.
Statements of support from:
Mr Nazir Afzal O.B.E, former Chief Prosecutor for the North West CPS and former Chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners
Dipti Pardeshi, IOM UK Chief of Mission, UN Migration Agency
ARTconnects is a project to empower local communities in Birmingham, UK, with a series of creative workshops led by Salma Zulfiqar & aimed at promoting integration, tackling hate crimes and extremism.