Khawla Art Gallery is thrilled to invite you to a remarkable artistic journey, "Transcending Calligraphy: Beyond Letters and Symbols," as part of the first edition of the Dubai Calligraphy Biennale, taking place from October 1st to October 31st, 2023.
"Transcending Calligraphy: Beyond Letters and Symbols" is a journey that delves into the rich history of calligraphy, offering a fresh perspective on this ancient art form. Our featured artists, Rachid Koraïchi and Bahman Panahi, will take you on a captivating exploration of the world of calligraphy, tracing its origins and pushing the boundaries of tradition.
"Transcending Calligraphy" is a celebration of the enduring evolution of Arabic Calligraphy. It takes you on a journey that goes beyond traditional boundaries, embracing abstract forms, symbols, and traces. Witness the convergence of tradition and innovation as we explore the artistry that lies beyond the confines of letters and symbols.
Rachid Koraïchi and Bahman Panahi, bring their distinctive voices to the world of calligraphy. Rachid Koraïchi ‘s exploration of the origins of calligraphy, as beautifully articulated in his words, "Writings, Traces, Symbols," will transport you to a time when symbols etched onto various surfaces bridged civilizations.
Bahman Panahi, deeply rooted in traditional calligraphy, has evolved his craft into "Musicalligraphy," inspired by the harmonious rhythms of music. His dynamic and fluid interpretations of calligraphy push the boundaries of this ancient art form.
Khawla Art Gallery cordially invite you to immerse yourself in this captivating narrative throughout the month of October and November 2023. Discover the artistry that lies beyond the confines of letters and symbols and witness the convergence of tradition and innovation.