Large Format &
Time-based
 
Traditional Calligraphy
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Large Format & Site Specific
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Time-based and Large Format Calligraphy
 
Time-based and improvised calligraphy performances on large scale papers are part of my ongoing   project. I have performed within several settings from museums to libraries, cultural centers, festivals, and even streets. Some examples are including:
 
- Oct. 2, 2015, Large format calligraphy demonstration jointly with printmaker Leon Sun, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Oakland, CA
- Oct. 5, 2015, Large format calligraphy demonstration at Walter and Elise Haas Fund, San Francisco, CA
- August 16, 2015, Calligraphy demonstration for Alliance for California Traditional Arts, Heyday Publications, Berkeley, CA
- July 16, 2015, Calligraphy demonstration and live painting composition, Neekon Gala, Palo Alto, CA
-March 15, 2015, Arabic-Persian Calligraphy Masterclass, the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Moscow, Russia
- Dec 7, 2014, Calligraphy Alive, calligraphy demonstration and exhibition, Fremont Main Library, Fremont, CA
- May 10, 2014, Street-style calligraphy demonstration in Little Kabul district, Fremont, CA
- April 26, 2014, “Trees of Fall” calligraphy workshop and exhibition, Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC), Oakland, CA
- April 12, 2014, Artist demonstration and talk, jointly with Justin Hoover curator of SOMArts Center, Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC), Oakland, CA
 
 
 
  1. Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Moscow
    Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Moscow
    March 15, 2015, Arabic-Persian Calligraphy Masterclass, the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Moscow, Russia
  2. Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Moscow
    Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Moscow
    March 15, 2015, Arabic-Persian Calligraphy Masterclass, the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Moscow, Russia
  3. “Trees of Fall” calligraphy workshop and exhibition
    “Trees of Fall” calligraphy workshop and exhibition
    April 26, 2014, “Trees of Fall” calligraphy workshop and exhibition, Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC), Oakland, CA
  4. “Trees of Fall” calligraphy workshop and exhibition
    “Trees of Fall” calligraphy workshop and exhibition
    April 26, 2014, “Trees of Fall” calligraphy workshop and exhibition, Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC), Oakland, CA
  5. Calligraphy jointly Performance in Oakland
    Calligraphy jointly Performance in Oakland
    April 12, 2014, Artist demonstration and talk, jointly with Justin Hoover curator of SOMArts Center, Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC), Oakland, CA
  6. Calligraphy jointly Performance in Oakland
    Calligraphy jointly Performance in Oakland
    April 12, 2014, Artist demonstration and talk, jointly with Justin Hoover curator of SOMArts Center, Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC), Oakland, CA
  7. Trees of Fall Collection
    Trees of Fall Collection
    6'x3', Calligraphy ink on paper
  8. Trees of Fall Collection
    Trees of Fall Collection
    6'x3', Calligraphy ink on paper
  9. Trees of Fall Collection
    Trees of Fall Collection
    6'x3', Calligraphy ink on paper
  10. Trees of Fall Collection
    Trees of Fall Collection
    The image is displaying an example of how a large format site-specific calligraphy work would look like in a gallery space.
  11. Aqua
    Aqua
    Work in progress
  12. Aqua II
    Aqua II
    Ink on Transparent Archival Film, 5'x3.5' Aqua I and Aqua II are two complementary pieces that are done on transparent archival film and are meant to be installed in front of each other with a distance from each other and the wall so that the visitors can walk around them and view them from front and back and feel the dance of light and reflections through the pieces.
  13. Aqua
    Aqua
    Sample of gallery installation
  14. Aqua I
    Aqua I
    Ink on Transparent Archival Film, 5'x3.5' Aqua I and Aqua II are two complementary pieces that are done on transparent archival film and are meant to be installed in front of each other with a distance from each other and the wall so that the visitors can walk around them and view them from front and back and feel the dance of light and reflections through the pieces.
  15. Aqua
    Aqua
    Detail of the work
  16. Aqua
    Aqua
    Detail of the work
  17. Trees of Fall
    Trees of Fall
    Ink on Acetate Archival Film; 40”x5’ Calligraphic interpretation of a poem by a contemporary Persian poet, Sohrab Sepehri which reads: “Blessed are plants that are in love with light”.
  18. Trees of Fall
    Trees of Fall
    Gallery view
  19. Trees of Fall
    Trees of Fall
    Detail of the work
  20. Trees of Fall
    Trees of Fall
    Detail of the work