Arabic Calligraphy – practical workshop and lecture

Saturday, August 6th, 2022

Time
11:30am - 1:30pm
Price
Free

A lecture on the Arabic calligraphy of South Asia from Razwan Ul-Haq, who will then lead a calligraphy workshop, using hand-mixed ink. Organised by Kirklees Libraries.

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Saturday 6 August, 11.30am-1.30pm

Venue: Huddersfield Library, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2SU

Ticket price: Free

Age guidance: 11+ (under 16s should be accompanied by an adult)

For venue Access Information, contact Kirklees Library Services on: 01484 414868

 

 

 

In this very special one-off event, Razwan will lecture on the fascinating Arabic calligraphy of South Asia, from its beginnings in the Arab world to its movement East. He will also lead a traditional Arabic calligraphy session, using hand mixed ink and hand cut bamboo pens.  

 

From beginners to advanced, all levels are welcome, from teen to adult.

All materials provided.

 

Razwan is a widely exhibited Artist whose work has been displayed in many galleries and museums, including Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds City Museum, Cartwright Hall, Bradford Industrial Museum, Craven Museum and Gallery and others. 

 

He regularly delivers Arabic Calligraphy workshops at festivals, including Ilkley Literature Festival, Bradford Literature Festival, Bradford Festival, and Borderlines Book Festival – and at Sangam Festival in 2021.

 

His commissions include work for and Land Art for the inaugural Tour de France of Britain. His work has appeared in various platforms including Channel 4, BBC Radio 4, The Times, ITV, and USA Today. 

 

To find out more go on www.ulhaq.com

 

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