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Calligraphic Arts

Calligraphy or Beautiful Writing is one of the oldest artistic and literary forms known to people. Calligraphic art has always been part of heritage and culture for civilizations and religion around the world. It has been traditionally used for adorning sacred places for prayers and worship as well as Holy Scriptures, poetry and writings.

This project is designed to engage students to explore the art of Calligraphy, learn its history, and learn techniques. Students will select or create short text focusing peace, love, tolerance, friendship in the form of poems, slogans, phrase, words, select sayings from Sufis or scholars, and use different medium including software to produce calligraphic pieces and share their completed projects in the interactive forum and a web gallery. Likewise students will get an opportunity to appreciate and comment on the pieces Calligraphic art designed by peers from participating countries.