American Muslim Futures: Perspectives from Hawai‘i
Navid Najaci (aka Illnomadic)
Born in Tehran, Iran and raised in New York City, Navid Najafi is an award-winning artist, organizer, teacher, mentor, volunteer, and a founding member of the Super Groupers - a “local-conscious” rap collective. Najafi was a juror for the American Muslim Futures virtual exhibition.
Mark "Feijão" Milligan II
Born on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, Mark "Feijão" Milligan II holds a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City and has exhibited paintings and performed live art at renowned venues around Hawai‘i and the US. Feijão’s Inocencia Negra is a featured work in the American Muslim Futures virtual exhibition.
Philadelphia native Omni MC’s expressive mediums include music, dance, yoga, massage and energy work. Her collaboration with Cedric Clinton, OptiMystic, is a featured work in the American Muslim Futures exhibition.
Cedric Clinton is an O‘ahu born hip hop artist, educator, screen printer, community organizer and entrepreneur. His collaboration with Omni MC, OptiMystic, is a featured work in the American Muslim Futures exhibition.