This fall AsiaAlive features sets of artists working in different media and traditions, engaging the public through interactive demonstrations, and explaining how their art forms relate to traditional calligraphy and writing styles.
Dual Traditions with Haji Noor Deen
A renowned master of Arabic and Chinese calligraphy, Haji Noor Deen brings little known sini (Chinese Islamic calligraphy) to the museum audience. In addition to using traditional sini, he also transforms Arabic script into Chinese-looking characters, bringing two cultural traditions together in his own way.
The Writing as Art Series continues every third weekend October to December, Friday–Sunday, 12:00 noon–4:00 pm.