The Virtual Mosque

The Berlin Mosque

A Photographic Exhibition By Christian Fessel Mr Christian Fessel is a freelance photographer, lighting cameraman and director. Prints can be purchased exclusively from his website. It is the oldest and surely the most beautiful Mosque in Germany. Built almost 90 years ago when the surrounding area was just plain land, and suffered severe [...]


‘Art from Iran’ Exhibition

In conjunction with the recent Edinburgh Iranian Festival, the National Museums held an exhibition which highlights a few but exquisite pieces of metalwork and ceramics from the collection selected for their exceptional quality and the intricacy of their decoration. Covering a time period from the 13th to 19th centuries, they demonstrate both [...]


British Museum to stage Hajj exhibition

Picture courtesy of Peter Sanders The world’s largest exhibition on the Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca, is to be staged at the British Museum, it has announced. Manuscripts, diaries, historic photographs and contemporary art will be displayed to mark the annual ritual, undertaken by Muslims across the world. The museum’s director, [...]