Arabic Calligraphy

In 2018, Mr. Hajj Wafaa ran a course in Arabic calligraphy at Worcester Art Museum; I was the first to sign up. It was a pleasure to go back to my roots and learn how to write my mother tongue artistically. In late 2019, I connected with him again and we began a journey in private tuition via WhatsApp. So far I graduated in Diwani font and moved to Diwani Jali. In February of 2020 we applied for a Mass Culture Traditional Arts grant and in January of this year we were awarded a sum of money that will help me cover my tuition and host an online exhibition in the near future. what an honor!

More to come about this journey...

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