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Kalimat Art Exhibition

Kalimat Art Exhibition

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sublime Galleria in Bangalore recently showcased Mohammed Hassan Khaleelullah’s calligraphic works. From a young boy taking his tiny steps into the world of artistry, to a man who holds a world record in his field of art calligraphy, Mohammed Hassan Khaleelullah was born in 1972 in Chemnad village of Kasaragod district. His father M. H. […]

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“Khush Khat”- A Celebration of Islamic Calligraphy in Kashmir

“Khush Khat”- A Celebration of Islamic Calligraphy in Kashmir

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Around 50 students from different schools of downtown Srinagar, artists from Cultural Academy and other artists, had put on display their calligraphic works in Arabic, Persian and Kashmiri language. By TwoCircles.net, Staff Reporter Srinagar: On July 17, the newly-constructed Tourism Information Centre near Jamia Masjid, Srinagar, was filled with locals who had come to see the […]

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Haunting Notes from the Sitargalli of Miraj

Haunting Notes from the Sitargalli of Miraj

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

There was a time when sitar makers were paid handsomely and even commissioned by Mughal emperors down the ages to make their uniquely resonant instruments. These artisans, once the uncrowned kings of the music trade, are now struggling to survive. Miraj (Sangli District): Maharashtra: Around 40 km from the bustling city of sugar lords, Kolhapur, […]

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Traveling Exhibit ‘Poetic Voices of the Muslim World​’

Traveling Exhibit ‘Poetic Voices of the Muslim World​’

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The exhibition explores how poetry impacts the lives of Muslim men and women around the world. By Cameron Luttrell Lower East Side, New York: The popular traveling exhibition “Poetic Voices of the Muslim World” debuted on the Lower East Side, last fortnight. This exhibition explores how poetry impacts the lives of Muslim men and women […]

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Hashmath Fathima Wins 1st Prize for Ornamental Garden

Hashmath Fathima Wins 1st Prize for Ornamental Garden

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mysuru: Ornamental gardens are the dream of plant-loving folks. Plants, foliage and flowering of different hues in various combinations can express the beauty of nature. An ‘ornamental garden’ developed by Hashmath Fathima won the first prize in the Annual Dasara Flower Show under the ornamental garden category. It is an artistic outdoor garden developed around […]

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The Artisans of Ajrakhpur

The Artisans of Ajrakhpur

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The story of Sufiyan, his art, his family and village is as interesting as it has been challenging, but one which shows the true grit and determination of these artisans who claim to be carrying on an art form that finds its origins in the Indus Valley Civilisation. In 1634, the King of Kutch, Raja […]

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Joyful ‘Islamic’ Wall Art!

Joyful ‘Islamic’ Wall Art!

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Working quietly from their home, Adeela and Junaid have created Sawab, an online store featuring contemporary framed art prints, stretched canvas prints and wall stickers. These products, with styles, themes and motifs derived from the rich Muslim cultural heritage, add aesthetic appeal to your home or office and make elegant gifts. By Nigar Ataulla Reading Enid Blyton tales as a little girl […]

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We need to revive reading habits, turning non-readers into book lovers,”…… Saniyasnain Khan

We need to revive reading habits, turning non-readers into book lovers,”…… Saniyasnain Khan

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delhi based children’s author, Saniyasnain Khan, participated in the recently held Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature at Dubai. In a brief conversation with Mateen Ahmed, he shares his experiences of the Dubai Lit Fest, writing for children, the challenge of books in digital format and the representation of Indian authors there. Tell us something about […]

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Ircica Journal  launched

Ircica Journal launched

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Istanbul: The first issue of Ircica Journal, an interdisciplinary refereed journal of scholarship published by the Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (Ircica), has just been released.  Ircica Journal will be published two times annually (Fall and Spring) and will include scholarly articles in English, French and Arabic. The Editorial Office of the Ircica Journal is based at the […]

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Mukhtar Kazi’s paintings – Doorways to Heritage

Mukhtar Kazi’s paintings – Doorways to Heritage

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

By A Staff Writer Thane based painter Mukhtar Khazi recently exhibited his paintings of doors of the heritage forts in India at Bangalore. The show was co-sponsored by the Alliance Francaise and HabitArt. Kazi, 35 and still a student of Diploma in Arts, has been wielding his brush for nearly 15 years and has been […]

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