With Bucks County Museum putting on the Art of Islam festival, 40 years ago a major international festival called The World of Islam Festival was inaugurated. The founder, Dr Paul Ahmed Keeler spoke about the achievement at SOAS last month.
His Eminence, Khaled al -Duwaisan Ambassador of the State of Kuwait, opens the Art of Islam Exhibition and Festival by the Bucks County Museum Trust. A summer long exhibition and festival celebrating the art and cultures of Islam. Dr Siobhan Bygate reports for MuslimView.
As an artist, I am always looking for that magical mystical moment when an idea comes to me. Unfortunately, a lot of the time ideas just don’t happen like that. My faith acts as an inspiration for my artwork.
Katie Holden reviews the book Islamic Geometric Patterns by Eric Broug, a step by step guide to creating geometric patters using a compass and a ruler.
Dealing with complex issues of identity, belonging integration, regeneration and extremism one becomes lost in a cloud of subjective meanings that vary from one person to another. The spiritual place in a sense becomes out of kilter.