1. Introduction to Arabic, Ottoman & Persian Calligraphy


    from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 44.7K 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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    • Artist Demonstration: Persian Miniature Painting


      from Harvard Art Museums Added 12K 50 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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      • Demonstration of Arabic script calligraphy


        from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 11.2K 50 3

        In this video, New York-based calligrapher Elinor Aishah Holland demonstrates how to write the "Rabi Yasir," a phrase written by beginning students of Arabic script calligraphy. This video…

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        • Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival


          from eL Seed Added 6,945 48 5

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

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          • Chal Diye by Zeb and Haniya - Music Video


            from Nida Fatima Added 3,478 39 14

            This is a Music Video for the song Chal Diye by Zeb and Haniya based in Lahore, Pakistan. For this video it was important to use influences from Islamic Art and Cultural references from Pakistan.…

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            • Islamic Art


              from Lobster Pictures Added 3,565 39 6

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

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              • Ramzan 2015 Ident


                from Zia Tabarak Added 990 36 0

                DawnNews Ramzan 2015 Ident .

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                • Almasjed, The Mosque


                  from ali almasabi Added 4,232 34 15

                  Almasjed -meaning the Mosque in Arabic- is a humble attempt inspired by Arabic and Islamic Art and Architecture from all around the world. The Arts that always captivates me for their highly detailed…

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                  • How to read Arabic script calligraphy


                    from Elisabeth Kvernen Added 5,373 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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                    • call


                      from jalal ashrafian Added 614 28 13

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