Arabic calligraphy takes center stage this Ramadan
To commemorate Ramadan, Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens, is hosting a special edition of Project Art until May 4
A special edition of Project Art that honors Ramadan is taking place at Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens, until May 4. The monthly interactive initiative designed to provide Dubai’s burgeoning artistic community with a free space to exhibit their work features traditional Arabic calligraphy by Omar Aborayan.
Aborayan’s original art is available for purchase throughout his residency
The Egyptian artist is known for using traditional calligraphy to explore the historical and cultural roots of Arabic culture. And the city’s eclectic hotel, described as the neighborhood’s coolest hangout, embraces the spirit of Ramadan with the exhibit that highlights its excellent personal collection. Aborayan revealed that the artworks in the collection are inspired by acclaimed Arab artists like Muthana Al Obaiby and Wissam Shawkat.
Interactive art initiative features traditional Arabic calligraphy by Egyptian artist Omar Aborayan
The eighth chapter of the series is in line with the theme of Ramadan and will feature a live calligraphy experience on April 19 at 9 a.m. in the hotel lobby with an upscale and casual environment. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the artist, observe his technique, ask questions and learn a little more about his work and his journey. Aborayan’s original art is also available for purchase throughout his residency.
Visitors can enjoy a live calligraphy experience and Q&A session in the hotel lobby on April 19
Local artists interested in participating in future Project Art initiatives can express their interest by contacting Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens on 04 519 1111.