Nimo chose the title 'Empty Hands', because of the profound wisdom we all can gain when we understand this deeper truth: that we arrive on this planet empty handed and we will all soon leave empty handed. So then, how and in what spirit do we want to spend the time in between?
Riah Naief is an Iraqi, London born artist, who's creations range from oil on canvas, mixed media on canvas, sculpture and kinetic pieces, many of which are incorporated into both large and small installations. Nature is a central feature of all of Naief’s works, both philosophically and as a matter of aesthetics.
Throughout recorded history there have been non-religious people who have believed that this life is the only life we have, that the universe is a natural phenomenon with no supernatural side, and that we can live ethical and fulfilling lives on the basis of reason and humanity. They have trusted to the scientific method, evidence, and reason to discover truths about the universe and have placed human welfare and happiness at the centre of their ethical decision making.
Conway Hall is and always will be the place for those who dare to dream of a better world
The Society began as a dissident congregation in 1787 in rebellion against the doctrine of eternal hell. By 1793 it had its first premises in Bishopsgate. The next step was rejection of the Trinity – which lost the Society many of its members. It survived the loss, however, and has since survived many similar losses of membership following similar progressive steps on the road from universalism and unitarianism to the present humanist position, which it had reached by the end of the nineteenth century.
The mission of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is to enrich society through ideas and action.
38 degrees, campaigning communities, avalanche,
38 Degrees is the angle at which snowflakes come together to form an avalanche – together we're unstoppable.
38 Degrees is one of the UK’s biggest campaigning communities, with millions of members. Every day we campaign (and win) together on the issues that matter
Human Rights Watch
Independent organization dedicated to defending and protecting human rights.
To promote inquiry into and discussion of intellectual, philosophical, artistic, and literary issues
Photgrapher Seamus Ryan's columbia road studio project.