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Presented by The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts: Islamic Calligraphy

Image credit: Dr Nassar Mansour

Islamic Calligraphy: Art and Practice – A lecture by Master Calligrapher Dr Nassar Mansour

Cost of Entry: £7 full price; £5 students and pensioners.

Tickets are available at the door, cash only

This lecture addresses why calligraphy is so important in Islam, bringing together history, philosophy, and artistic practice.

Dr Mansour explores the early development of Arabic calligraphy and its association with the Divine word of God, the Qur’an.

The lecture will start with a brief audio recitation followed by calligraphy demonstration.

Please join us for a reception following the lecture.

To pre-book tickets for this event click here.

Biography

Nassar Mansour is most famous for his calligraphic works and is one of the most accomplished contemporary calligraphers in the Arab world. Some of his pieces are considered iconic works of Islamic art in the 21st century.

This event has been made possible by the generous support of the Bagri Foundation.

For more information contact Ms Rasha Al Sarraj or Ms Isra Butt at enquiry@psta.org.uk or 0207 613 8500.

Details

Date:
August 25, 2016
Time:
19:30 - 21:00
Event Category:

Organizer

The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts
Phone:
0207 613 8500
Email:
Website:
http://www.psta.org.uk

Venue

Asia House
63 New Cavendish St, London, Gt Lon W1G 7LP United Kingdom
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