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  1. How to read Arabic script calligraphy

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    from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 5,341 32 4

    In this video New York-based calligrapher Elinor Aishah Holland and Arlington, VA-based calligrapher Mohamed Zakariya give tips on how to read Arabic script calligraphy. This video is featured on…

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    • Tools used for Arabic script calligraphy

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      from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 7,868 17 0

      In this video, New York-based calligrapher Elinor Aishah Holland gives an overview of the tools and materials needed to write Arabic script calligraphy. The video is featured on the website CalligraphyQalam.com…

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      • The Islamic Context of Arabic Script Calligraphy

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        from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 2,485 13 1

        This video gives an overview of how the religion of Islam has influenced the art of Arabic script calligraphy. The video is featured on CalligraphyQalam.com (http://calligraphyqalam.com/process/islam.html).

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        • Interview with Elinor Aishah Holland

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          from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 5,659 15 1

          This video is an interview with New York-based calligrapher Elinor Aishah Holland. Ms. Holland is a teacher of calligraphy in the Latin and Arabic scripts. The video is featured on CalligraphyQalam.com…

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          • Introduction to Arabic, Ottoman & Persian Calligraphy

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            from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 44.5K 163 7

            This video introduces the viewer to Arabic script calligraphy in the Arab, Ottoman and Persian traditions. It discusses the unique features of the Arabic alphabet, and gives an overview of the process…

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            • Namaste Channel | Station Identification

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              from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 377 1 0

              This piece is part of a series I designed for my class in Advanced Motion Graphics. Namaste is a fictional television channel, and this video shows a possible station ident.

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              • Jameel Prize 3: The shortlist

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                from Victoria and Albert Museum Added 4,882 7 0

                The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition. Its aim is to explore the relationship between Islamic traditions of art, craft and design…

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                • Louvre Museum 1 - Collections of the new Islamic Art Department

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                  from Oezebius (composer) Added 167 1 0

                  For the opening of the Islamic Art Department of the Louvre Museum. Prod : Musée du Louvre. Director : Patrick Ladoucette. Music : oezebius.

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                  • Ishq - animated imagery of the art of Islam

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                    from Louise Harvey Added 181 2 0

                    ISHQ, Divine Music for the Animated Imagery of Islam is a visual and aural journey of the human soul, through its genesis in the heavens, its journey through earthly life and the distractions of earthly…

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                      from jalal ashrafian Added 605 30 13

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                      • Artist Demonstration: Persian Miniature Painting

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                        from Harvard Art Museums Added 11.9K 49 5

                        Former Norma Jean Calderwood Curatorial Fellow Maliha Noorani replicates the painting "Young Dervish," a folio from an album by Riza ʿAbbasi in the Harvard Art Museums collections, to demonstrate…

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                        • Reflections on Medieval & Renaissance objects: Writing cabinet

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                          from Victoria and Albert Museum Added 134 2 0

                          Jasmin Mamani: The writing cabinet at the Victoria & Albert Museum is an amazing object. It would have very much been a functional piece, not just a show piece. I think that the fact that you…

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