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  1. Introduction to Arabic, Ottoman & Persian Calligraphy


    from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 46.6K 172 9

    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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    • Artist Demonstration: Persian Miniature Painting


      from Harvard Art Museums Added 13.6K 56 6

      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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      • Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival


        from eL Seed Added 7,106 50 5

        Tradition and Modernism - التقليدية والحداثة 1 wall, 20 spraypaint cans, 602 nails and 268 meters of string later...

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        • How to read Arabic script calligraphy


          from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 5,769 36 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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            from jalal ashrafian Added 642 28 12

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            • Tools used for Arabic script calligraphy


              from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 8,634 20 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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              • Islamic Art


                from Yoho Media Added 3,363 19 2

                A documentary film about Islamic Art. Shot on Super 16mm film in Iran, Egypt, Syria, Turkey and Spain.

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                • Interview with Elinor Aishah Holland


                  from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 5,872 16 2

                  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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                  • The Islamic Context of Arabic Script Calligraphy


                    from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 2,664 14 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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                    • MOSAIC


                      from ISLAM HOY TV Added 2,518 10 1

                      Every human being who becomes Muslim has a fascinating story to tell. MOSAIC finds the tales of three people, who were looking for answers to their vital questions and found them in Islam. NISAR,…

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                      • Jameel Prize 3: The shortlist


                        from Victoria and Albert Museum Added 5,005 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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                        • Islamic Art in Oman


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                          http://www.islam-in-oman.com As seafarers the Omanis were involved in a lively exchange with other cultures for thousands of years. Here they developed the ability to integrate elements of other cultures…

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