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Salam Maal Hijrah 1439!

BRR. Salam Maal Hijrah 1439! To all Muslims around the world, we would like to wish you a blissful New Islamic Year! Let us all move into a new beginning, learn and reflect our past, pave a new space for a beautiful life ahead. Let’s work hard, clean our beliefs, stay strong and righteous to […]

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Rendering The Tradition

This article “Rendering The Tradition” was first featured in: Asian Geographic magazine, Cultures of Islam Edition. No. 81 Issue 4/2011. Pg 86. Article written by: Faizal Somadi. • Featured calligraphy masthead design on cover by: Faizal Somadi • Photography by: Jon Ramlan/Hairol Mahsus When the Holy Quran commands: “Read!”, I recalled the teachings of my late grandfather who taught me about […]

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Khat Workshop @ American Women’s Association [2017 MAY 17]

Khat Workshop @ American Women’s Association Arabic Calligraphy Workshop 2017 May 17: Wednesday. 10 am. Arts & Culture, American Women’s Association. 10 Claymore Hill. Singapore. Every workshop is different. The audience, the age groups, the backgrounds, the exposures, and the venue, the space, even the equipment, the settings, the building, the walls, the air, the colours, […]

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Khat Workshop @ Esplanade [2017 APR 22-23]

Khat Workshop @ Esplanade: Tapestry of Sacred Music  Beginners’ Arabic Calligraphy Workshop 2017 April 22-23 : Sat-Sun. 10am. Esplanade, Bay Room. Singapore. From 2012 to 2014, we have been conducting workshops at the Esplanade. We did the “open” style, or open-workshop: open to public, free-flow seatings, first-come-first-serve seats, stay and play all you want, come and go […]

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The Practise of Khat

“…it may be and extremely exhaustive world on the inside. The practitioner is constantly coordinating its senses, making deals with the pen, ink and paper, talking to the letters and spaces…”

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Qalam Crafting

“a general video showcase on pen-making, whereby handling and techniques in the crafting operation can be observed”

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Tune your focus. Witness the beauty.

Join us in our Arabic Calligraphy Basic Course! We are running it again for the coming January 2015 for enriching weekend sessions! Participants will learn the alphabetic fundamentals of the Classical Nasakh Script, which is one of the important foundations to the other grand classical family scripts. This workshop aims to introduce participants to the fundamentals […]

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Messages from home.

Home. The first place you begin with. We may have forgotten. Our mother’s womb was the first home on earth to receive all the messages. We may have forgotten. We grew mighty with the pen that carves out civilisations. We may have forgotten. What duties have we forsaken before returning home upon our expiry dates. […]

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