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Inside you there's an artist you don't know about 

~Mevlana Jallaludin  Rumi

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Posted by Nia Prima on Thursday, December 7, 2017

What is Nia Prima?

Nia means purpose in Arabic and Swahili. Islamic tradition says that every action is but by intention. To set out out with a true and marked intent is the essence of clarity. Prima means highest or first as in Prima Donna in Italian. Nia Prima is the marriage of East and West. It means first or highest. We set out to make an art magazine for the artist with high ideals. To showcase art with a conscious and a message.

Our Story

Each month Nia Prima will showcase artists from different branches of the arts, music, visual arts, literature, poetry etc.

Meet the Team

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Christopher Ferguson

Sound Tech.

Christopher Ferguson is a graduate of Specs Howard School of Broadcasting. He is an invaluable member of the team providing sound and audio. He enjoys watching and making horror films with his wife in their home in Michigan.

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Tabia Ellis

Editor in Chief/Cinematographer

Tabia is a filmmaker, writer and poet. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a degree in Theatre and Dance.  Her production company, Abstract Storm Productions is dedicated to telling intriguing stories and supporting diversity in the film industry.

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Lady Khadijah

Staff Writer

Lady Khadijah is a writer, spoken word artist, singer, healer, activist, educator and entrepreneur. The multi-faceted and talented artist has performed all throughout the country and currently calls Southeast Michigan home.