Islamic Calligraphy Practice & History with Nuria Garcia-Masip

In the 8th episode of the ART Informant, Isabelle Imbert welcomes Nuria Garcia Masip, professional calligrapher specialised in classical Ottoman Turkish scripts, in particular thuluth and naskh. Nuria has been trained by the greatest living calligraphers in Washington and Istanbul, and has been sharing her art and incredible artistry since she got her icajet (ijaza), the official calligrapher diploma, in 2007. In the episode, she discusses her learning journey, her current work and what it is to be a calligrapher today. 

Reproductions of Artworks discussed in the Episode (click on the images to see more information)