Arabic Calligraphy – practical workshop and lecture
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