Rhythm of the Brush: Showcasing Chinese Arabic (Sini) Calligraphy
22 February 2020
Join us for a showcase of Arabic and Chinese calligraphy.
Time : 11am - 12:30pm
Suitable for ages : All ages
- Sini calligraphy - styles, tools and traditions.
- Live demonstration of calligraphy
- The ideas and inspiration of each piece on display
About the artist
Haji Noor Deen Mi Guang Jiang is a master of Arabic calligraphy. In the beginning of his career as the first Chinese person with a Certificate of Arabic Calligrapher in Egypt, a highly prestigious award. Later he initiated and taught the first Arabic calligraphy course at the Zhengzhou Islamic College in China. His piece, 'The Ninety Nine Names of God' is displayed at The British Museum. Additionally, this is the first time that a piece of this nature, Arabic Calligraphy handwritten by a Chinese, has been placed on permanent exhibit by The British Museum.