Islamic Art: Pattern

Islamic Art: Pattern
Contributed By: events coordinator
Organizing Institution: Gallery Oldham
Contact email: [email protected]
Start Date: April 16, 2022 (10:30 BST)
End Date: April 16, 2022 (12:30 BST)
Cost: £15
Gallery Oldham – Oldham – United Kingdom
Join artist and educator Sumrina in these Islamic pattern and art inspired workshops.

Islamic art can be found all over the Islamic world, with each country, tradition, and culture adding to this rich art form. Traditionally Islamic art has three aspects to it – geometry, calligraphy, and Islimi. (floral and foliate forms).

This workshop offers a practical introduction to Islamic patterns in particular geometry. Under the direction of artist and art educator Sumrina, participants will be introduced to the historic and symbolic context, before engaging directly with constructing a geometric pattern from Sultan Baybars’ magnificent seven-volume Qur’an.

Who is this workshop for?

Anyone can attend, all levels and experiences are welcome. You must be aged 18 or over to participate in this class.

All materials are provided, we highly recommend you visit the Zarah Hussain, Light Upon Light exhibition prior to taking part in the workshop.

Gallery Oldham
35 Greaves Street
Oldham , OL1 1AL United Kingdom
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