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Welcome to The Amad Show, an intimate sit down with entrepreneurs and creative spirits from around the world. The outsiders. The trailblazers. The fighters and the true believers.

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    • Business
    • 4.8, 11 Ratings

Welcome to The Amad Show, an intimate sit down with entrepreneurs and creative spirits from around the world. The outsiders. The trailblazers. The fighters and the true believers.

    Jordan Nassar - Initiating deeper and meaningful dialogues

    Jordan Nassar - Initiating deeper and meaningful dialogues

    “If the goal for making this kind of artwork was because I want to connect with Palestine, its more than I can dream of to literally connect with Palestine and work with the women doing Tatreez and go there and physically connect with them and be part of their community.” - Jordan Nassar

    This week I sit down with Jordan Nassar, a Palestinian American artist living in New York. In this episode, Jordan talks about the importance of developing platforms and bodies of work that initiate deeper and more meaningful dialogues. He describes the evolution of his relationship with Palestine and Israel, and how his understanding of the two has helped form his own life and career.

    As always, I welcome any comments or feedback. Available on all podcast apps.

    With gratitude,

    Amad


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    • 2 hrs 12 min
    Rama Duwaji - Finding stability

    Rama Duwaji - Finding stability

    “What do I look like to other people? “ - Rama Duwaji
    This week I sit down with Rama Duwaji, a Syrian American illustrator living in Dubai. In this episode, Rama talks about the importance of thinking about your career in a sustainable manner. She talks through the evolution of herself and her work across her experiences doing art residencies, commissions and her own personal work.
    As always, I welcome any comments or feedback. Available on all podcast apps.
    With gratitude,
    Amad

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    • 48 min
    Nima Nabavi - Pursuing something with genuine enthusiasm

    Nima Nabavi - Pursuing something with genuine enthusiasm

    “My everyday is; I wake up and I’m eager to get to work, I work until there’s no light left and it’s uncomfortable to work and as long as I’ve done that, things have opened up.” - Nima Nabavi

    This week I sit down with Nima Nabavi, an Iranian artist living in Dubai. In this episode, Nima talks about discovering his passion for geometric expression, and his works that were initially inspired by his grandfather. He walks us through his prior careers in both fashion and events, and the powerful role that his friendships have played within them.

    Nima reminds us of the significance of always having a moral center, and how crucial it is to value the time given to us.

    As always, I welcome any comments or feedback. Available on all podcast apps.

    With gratitude,

    Amad


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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Malika Verma - The power of communication

    Malika Verma - The power of communication

    “If we don’t define how we want to be spoken about, we leave it for others to speak for us and generally those voices are not from India, come with their own biases, and are usually in English. “ - Malika Verma

    This week I sit down with Malika Verma, an Indian-Canadian founder of Border&Fall and Strategic Director of Raw Mango , living in India. In this episode, Malika talks us through her journey of discovering the power of communication. She emphasizes how influential words can be when they serve as a geo-localizer and cultural identifier. Malika also talks about how her work advocates India's design and craft communities, and explains what it authentically means to be Made in India.

    As always, I welcome any comments or feedback. Available on all podcast apps.

    With gratitude,

    Amad



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    • 48 min
    Bünyamin Aydin - The problem with our generation is that we want everything now

    Bünyamin Aydin - The problem with our generation is that we want everything now

    “We should be deeper than just knowing each other, we should strive to understand each other. ” - Bunyamin Aydin

    This week I sit down with Bunyamin Aydin, a Turkish designer and founder of fashion brand Les Benjamins, living in Istanbul. In this episode, Bunyamin talks about the dangers of social media, the power of community and the importance of reconnecting the East. He also walks us through the early days of his brand and shares his stories of fulfilling a dream set out by his father.

    As always, I welcome any comments or feedback. Available on all podcast apps.

    With gratitude,

    Amad


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    • 53 min
    Zara Shahjahan - Take pride in your heritage

    Zara Shahjahan - Take pride in your heritage

    “Im going to try as much as I can to give the pride back into who we are” - Zara Shahjahan

    This week I sit down with Zara Shahjahan, a Pakistani artist and clothing designer living in Lahore. In this episode, Zara gives us insights into minimalism and Mughal era paintings. She talks about the simplicity and elegance of aging, and how nostalgia has played a pivotal role in the narrative of her brand.
    As always, I welcome any comments or feedback. Available on all podcast apps.
    With gratitude,
    Amad

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    • 39 min

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