Introduction to the History of Arabic Calligraphy Workshop, Facilitated by Artist Diaa Lagan
04 November - 04 November 2023 11:00 - 13:00
Participants will be introduced to the practice of calligraphy, through its different scripts, and to the concept of decorative writing. They will learn how to pronounce some of the Arabic letters, and be invited to practice the techniques of forming letters and shaping a calligraphic design using a bamboo quill and tracing paper, then tracing a calligraphy design.
All materials will be provided for the workshop on the day.
This workshop is part of the public engagement programme for the ongoing exhibition Shahid شَـاهِد, running until 4 December 2023.