Interviews

Medieval Art Matters – Muhammad in Islamic Art

In Conversation with Christiane Gruber on Material Islamic Studies

Prophète Mohamed – Islam: ses images ont-elles toujours été interdites?

Toplumsal Tarih Conversation with Gologlu and Esener

Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies

Gezi Graffiti – Interview and Photos

The Art of Arab Uprisings – Interview with Brian Short

“A Place for People to Pray and Birds to Sing,” video interview on mosques and their bird houses

One-hour conversation with Kristian Petersen about my book The Praiseworthy One

Interview with Eleni Zaras, “U.S. Actions Threaten Cultural Sites Beyond Iran”

Interview with Sameer Rahim, “Eye of the beholder—how the Prophet Muhammad has been depicted through the centuries”

Interview with John Wilson about the Islamic ascension folios sold at Christie’s

Interview with the Institute for the Humanities, “Mehdi Ghadyanloo in Ann Arbor”

Interview with The Spectator, “Muslim Magic—Islam Has Always Dabbled in the Occult”

Interview with Vice, “Why Iran’s First Contemporary Arab Art Exhibit Was Important”

Interview with De Volkskrant, “How Was the Prophet Muhammad Portrayed?”

Interview with Bloomberg News, “Prophet Image at U.S. Supreme Court Shows Taboos Aren’t Eternal”

Interview with the Guardian, “V&A in Row Over Self-Censorship After Muhammad Image is Taken Down”

Interview with RadioWest / NPR, “Picturing Muhammad,”

Interview with Hürriyet, “Kuran Peygamber resmini yasaklamiyor, yasak sonra çikti”

Interview with NPR’s Here and Now, “The Prophet Was Once Glorified in Art”

Interview with BBC / PRI, “You Can’t Draw Muhammad—Unless You’re One of the Many Muslim Artists Who Did”

Interview with BBC News Magazine, “Have Pictures of Muhammad Always Been Forbidden?”

Interview with the Guardian, “Drawing the Prophet: Islam’s Hidden History of Muhammad Images”

Interview with NPR, “Depictions of Muhammad After Charlie Hebdo”

Interview with the Huffington Post, “Does Islam Really Forbid Images of Muhammad?”

Interview with Slate on the faceless Islamic doll named “Romeisa”

Interview segments included in Mark Nickolas’ documentary film “Nefertiti’s Daughters”

Interview and documentary “Arab American Museum Shows Arab Spring Protest Art,” Voice of America

Interview about my exhibit, “Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab World Uprisings,” The Craig Fahle Show, WDET

“Symposium to Highlight Art Influenced by Political Unrest,” interview with The Michigan Daily, University of Michigan

“Art Revolution Blooms After Arab Spring,” interview on NPR

“Visual Culture in the Modern Middle East,” Jadaliyya interview with Sune Haugbolle

“L’Islam interdit-il les images de Mahomet?” interview with Slate

“Qassem Soleimani: The Man, the Myth, and the Message,” interview with Al-Jazeera

“Pictures of the Prophet Muhammad,” interview for Beyond Belief