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  1. Introduction to Arabic, Ottoman & Persian Calligraphy

    07:08

    from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 46.6K 171 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

      06:09

      from Harvard Art Museums Added 13.5K 55 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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      • Tools used for Arabic script calligraphy

        01:33

        from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 8,626 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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        • Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival

          04:36

          from eL Seed Added 7,103 50 5

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

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          • Interview with Elinor Aishah Holland

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            from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 5,865 16 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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            • How to read Arabic script calligraphy

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              from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 5,747 35 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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              • Jameel Prize 3: The shortlist

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                from Victoria and Albert Museum Added 5,002 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

                  11:48

                  from Yoho Media Added 3,350 19 2

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

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                  • The Islamic Context of Arabic Script Calligraphy

                    02:00

                    from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 2,659 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

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                      from ISLAM HOY TV Added 2,508 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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                      • 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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                        • Roads of Arabia (ancient and islamic art from Saudi Arabia)

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                          from Kunst+Film Added 810 1 0

                          Interview (in German) with museum director Stefan Weber and impressions of the exhitibion "Roads of Arabia - archaeological treasures of Saudi Arabia" from 26.01.2012 to 09.04.2012 at the…

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