Events

Islamic calligraphy two-day weekend workshop for adults

When: 18th November 2006 – 19th November 2006
Where: Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Lister Park, Bradford, BD9 4NS

The sessions will be between 10-4pm on Saturday and 1-4pm on Sunday

Tel: 01274 431209

More information avaliable from Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

Speaking Art: An Exhibition of Calligraphy

When: 23rd September 2006 – 21st January 2007
Where: Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Lister Park, Bradford, BD9 4NS

Calligraphy is the seminal art of Islam. It continues to exist - flourishing or marginalized - in all Muslim cultures for over fifteen centuries. The exhibition will acquaint visitors with the many historical scripts related to Muslim cultures as well as introduce them to the exciting new international genre that has emerged in contemporary art, in the last few decades. Speaking Art will represent work from a range of countries, including Pakistan, India, Turkey and the United Kingdom . A wide variety of traditional and modern media will be depicted such as works on paper, leather, ceramics, metal ware, glass and multi-media. The exhibition will be further contextualised by historical material from the Cartwright Hall Collections.

More information avaliable from Cartwright Hall Art Gallery.

Basic Introduction to the Methods and Materials of Islamic Calligraphy

When: 1st May 2006
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Centro Islamico, Via Maggio 21, 6900 Lugano

Workshop for 10 female participants

Tel: 091 971 73 29

To apply please contact:

Barbara Mosca
Tel: 031 301 14 26
barbara.mosca@britishcouncil.ch

Introduction to the Methods and Materials of Islamic Calligraphy

When: 29th April 2006 – 30th April 2006
Time: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Studio Orio Galli, Via Martinelli 17, 6987 Caslano-Lugano

Two-day workshop for 8 calligraphers

Tel: 091 606 28 36