Midad: The Public & Intimate Lives of Arabic Calligraphy

12 Apr 2017
12 Oct 2017

The first exhibition to be curated exclusively from the El-Nimer Collection.

Opening: 12 April 2017, 7pm

Abbasid Manuscript_Detail - Farah Fayyad

Midad celebrates the craft of Arabic calligraphy, tracing its evolution from the beginning of Islam to the present day. The exhibition juxtaposes a variety of media and objects while also commissioning a unique collection of works by contemporary artists that re-frame the understanding and relevance of Arabic calligraphy and script.