Historical information

Abdul-Rahman describes his practice as exploring a sense of identity that emerges from cultural heritage that is both Muslim and seventh generation Australian.

Physical description

Bronze sculpture of a young man boxing his own reflection. The sculpture, Big Jihad explores the meaning of "the greater jihad", which in Islam is the internal struggle with one's Nafs (the ego or commanding self). Abdullah describes this concept as the recognition of one's humanity forming the basis of their relationship to Islam.