North East Ismaili Professional Network Goes TED-Talk Style

Ismaili Professionals Network in collaboration with Ismaili Healthcare Professionals Association for North East hosted a unique TED-talk like an event, “Win Win: Seek Fulfillment, Find Success!” designed to present students and professionals an opportunity to network and learn more about the ways in which to seek professional and personal fulfillment. The event started with an…

When adults realized that smartphones were not a waste of time

Artists around the world collaborated on a project, “Talking Pictures: Camera-Phone Conversations Between Artists.   The Met Museum commissioned 12 artists to participate in this project. Each asked to invite another artist onboard to be his/her conversation partner for a five-month period. The theme of the project explored the effects of partnership of artists engaging…

NYC’s Botanical Gardens: What’s best?

Brooklyn Botanical Garden is a good first choice. Accessible by subway, there is parking nearby on unmetered side streets. It’s next to Prospect Park, Brooklyn Museum, and Park Slope. It has a great Japanese garden among a dozen specialized gardens Smaller means a more manageable visit. It’s more formally organized, a set of Victorian gardens….

Photo-Essay

Series 1- Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion The Costume Institute’s Fall 2016 exhibition at The Met Museum, Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion features significant acquisitions of the past 10 years.  The … Source: Photo-Essay

Visit to Museum of Modern Arts (MoMA) — Perspective

Its always an amazing experience to visit a museum or an art gallery. You have that lovely moment of being stunned by a piece of art. It’s a wonderful feeling that transcends all barriers of time, age, language, and nationality. These paintings, art works done by famous artists and painters like Pablo Picasso, Vincent van […]…

Photo-Essay

Series 1- Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion The Costume Institute’s Fall 2016 exhibition at The Met Museum, Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion features significant acquisitions of the past 10 years.  The … Source: Photo-Essay

Replanting The Trees: Women Empowerment

Women have two choices either to be a “feminist” or a “masochist.” The society believes that the beginning of every great thing starts with a woman but they oppose the same. Why it is that women on one hand are viciously oppressed and yet at the same time are preservers of the society? Women are…

“The End of the World” in a gallery near you

New York is famous for its art scene. Many painters and artists dream of showcasing their art – whether fantastic or traditional –  in this world city. Every artist has a theme. Robert Cenedella Fín del Mundo (End of the World) art series – noisy, raucous, color-splashed paintings of city scenes approach the world with…

Visit to Museum of Modern Arts (MoMA)

Its always an amazing experience to visit a museum or an art gallery. You have that lovely moment of being stunned by a piece of art. It’s a wonderful feeling that transcends all barriers of time, age, language, and nationality. These paintings, art works done by famous artists and painters like Pablo Picasso, Vincent van…

United Nations in Session — Perspective

Huge protest is still going on near United Nations Headquarters – Iranians in action. On the other side, representatives from various countries have been announcing their proposal and policies in front of the assembly. Their various issues include – climate, protecting human rights of refugees and migrants, discussing strategies for preventing atrocity crimes. The UN […]…