LOOK! THIS IS LOVE
Islam: A Cultural Experience
From left to right: Mouneer Sha’raani: Black ink and calligraphy pen on aged paper,
20” x 20”. Haji Noor
cultural connexion brings to
the Twin Cities 75 artworks created by three internationally renowned calligraphers
will premier at United Theological Seminary in the Twin Cities on April 7th and
TENTATIVE A second
cycle, from April 4th to
A third cycle, at Landmark Centre/Ramsey County Historical Society, will open on May 22nd and continue until June 28th, 2003.
Each hosting place will display different art pieces.
COME SEE THEM ALL!
a novel idea!
before has such a rich and diverse collection of calligraphic art from the
Islamic world been put together for exhibition in the
The richness and variety apparent in the exhibition’s works reflect the diversity and freedom of artistic expression that characterise Islamic culture. And beyond its aesthetic impact, Islamic calligraphy has another important dimension: spiritual and moral symbolism. cultural connexion hopes that the public, through their participation in this event, will come to understand its ultimate message: harmony, tolerance, and cultural conciliation stem from mutual recognition, acceptance and appreciation of differences.