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الأحد، 05 مايو

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Abstract Calligraphy

Join artists Sasan Nasernia and Majid Alyousef as they share their creative practice and reflect on Abstract Calligraphy.

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Abstract Calligraphy
Abstract Calligraphy

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05 مايو 2024، 12:30 م – 1:45 م

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Join artists Sasan Nasernia and Majid Alyousef as they share their creative practice and reflect on Abstract Calligraphy.

Sasan Nasernia began his career primarily as a calligrapher and typography artist. Exploring different avenues in Persian classical and also modern calligraphy, he has since expanded his practice to include painting, print, digital work and installation. Nasernia, who has a BFA from Azad Art University of Tehran; explores a myriad of themes in his work. He is broadly interested in playing with the tension between opposing elements of order and chaos. Sometimes borrowing from traditional Persian painting and iconography, he immerses them in abstraction and ambiguity. He has exhibited his work in multiple group as well as solo shows in Dubai and Tehran. Nasernia currently lives and works in Vancouver, Canada.

Majid Alyousef is an artist, calligrapher and designer based in Dubai and has been practicing Arabic calligraphy for over 30 years. His work is a marriage of intricate craftsmanship and experimental composition. He holds a BA in Fine Arts from Iraq and a MA in Interactive Design and Game Development from the Savannah College of Art and Design. USA. Following a career as a design director, Majid left the corporate world to focus on his studio practice. He has exhibited widely including Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival, Sharjah Calligraphy Biennial, Kuwait Islamic Arts Festival, as well as at Tashkeel, Dubai Centre of Arabic Calligraphy and private galleries. His work can be found in many prestigious public and private collections collections.

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