SOUTH AUSTRALIA – TAASA Review December 2006


This article was originally found in the December 2006 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 15, Issue 4, Page 31).

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More Ink than Ocean: The art of writing in Islam Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide 7 August 2015 ­ 27 March 2016 Presents 1,000 years of Islamic calligraphy from Iran, India and Indonesia.

Among the highlights is the magnificent illuminated manuscript, Mathnavi' of Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi (1641), and the work of the famous calligrapher, Muhammad Hussein Kashmiri (d.1620), on whom the Indian emperor, Akbar the Great, bestowed the titleThe Golden Pen’.

For further information go to: VICTORIA Gods, Heroes and Clowns – Performance and Narrative in South and Southeast Asian Art NGV International, Melbourne 1 May ­ 4 October 2015 Explores visual and performance art inspired by the many narratives that pervade South and Southeast Asia...