Soraya - Art of the Pen
A cool new event:
Islamic calligraphy two-day weekend workshop for adults
if your lucky enough to be in Bradford - sign up now!!
Who is Soraya Syed?
If you don't know yet, then you better know now!
Soraya Syed was born and raised in London. Of mixed Pakistani-French origin, Soraya has been living for the last 3 years in Istanbul completing her apprenticeship in Islamic calligraphy. Having now attained the icazetname (Islamic Calligraphy Diploma), she plans to return to the UK later this year. She attended the Arts Foundation at Central St. Martin’s, London. She read Arabic and History of Art & Archaeology at The School of Oriental and African Studies, and in 2001 graduated from the Masters programme in Visual Islamic and Traditional Arts at The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, London. Her written and visual work has been published and exhibited in the UK and abroad.