Lord Richard-Fouad MacLeod is an international Arabic Calligraphy artist whose family history can be traced back to Lebanon and Turkey. He is a modest man, who much prefers the simple address of Richard over his formal title. As a child, he studied Arabic Calligraphy in Saudi Arabia under the auspices of his father, who being an accomplished artist and calligrapher fervently encouraged his son’s growing interests. Richard is currently studying for his Masters in Arabic Calligraphy, relating specifically to its design and to its influence on cultural Islamic-British identity, a deeply intriguing and thoroughly relevant topic which draws profound parallels across the many varied fields of artistic endeavour and reveals, with breathtaking clarity, the broad and powerful influences which the world of artistic expression exercises over everyday life.The Calligraphic works of the Bradford based artists Humaira Minhas, Zareena Bano will also be featured during this season.
Saturday 6th September at 7pm
Kala Sangam Arts Centre