Dubai Culture hosts award winning public art artist Karim Jabbari for Arabic Light Calligraphy workshop at The Dubai Mall

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), in partnership with The Dubai Mall, is hosting Arabic Light Calligraphy workshop by award winning artist Karim Jabbari, in order to promote the art of Arabic calligraphy and spread its use among the community.During the workshop, the artist creates customised Arabic calligraphy light portraits for the participants. The workshop is being held until 18th May 2019 from 9 pm to 1 am, at The Dubai Mall, opposite Dubai Ice Rink on the ground floor.

The workshop seeks to strengthen the efforts of the Authority to promote the art form of Arabic calligrpahy and position Dubai as a capital of the Islamic economy.It is notable that Karim has been listed among the Top Public Artists in the World, by reputed International Award for Public Art of the Institute for Public Art. He uses ancient Kufic and Maghrebi scripts to create the light calligraphy marvels that have received international acclaim.

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