Workshop: Islamic Calligraphy and Illumination

Fisher Workshop

Location: Maclean Hunter Room, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Time: 10am-11:30am
Date: -
Join us for a workshop at the Fisher Library on the classical Islamic arts of "hüsn-i hat" (calligraphy) and "tezhip" (illumination) in the Turkish tradition. In this session, participants will learn about the arts of calligraphy and illumination by studying manuscripts with Turkish calligrapher, Hattat Ferhat Kurlu, along with illumination artist Müzehhibe Zeynep Kurlu, and calligrapher Qudsiyyah Bhayat.
Instructors: Lale Javanshir (facilitator), Ferhat Kurlu, Müzehhibe Zeynep Kurlu, and Dr. Qudsiyyah Bhayat. Guest speakers invited by the Yunus Emre Institute, Toronto.