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Geometry of the Islamic World: Week Course

Mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
Location address: Forest Row, RH18 5JX
Chosen age group:

For ages: 18+ years

Available tickets:
Standard £265
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest

A SUMMARY

Come and join us on this journey of discovery as we travel half way around the globe to source the finest examples of Islamic Geometric Pattern; Persia, Turkey, Syria, India, and Moorish Morocco and Al-Andalus will feature in our travels. The genius of the craftsmen geometers from the Islamic Golden Age has never been surpassed; their pursuit and devotion for a unifying language embodying their Religion, Art and Science - without parallel. The principles underlying Islamic Geometric Pattern are timeless and as relevant today as they have ever been or will be! 'There is nothing more timely than the Timeless' Dr Seyyed Hossein Nasr It is deeply encouraging, in a world and culture that in the main continues to promote a fragmentary and materialistic approach to Religion, Art and Science, that a resurgence of interest and practice in Islamic Geometry is well underway. This course will appeal to all lovers of Islamic Pattern, beginners and experienced alike, who would like to develop ...

Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
Daniel Docherty is co-founder and senior tutor at SAOG Studios, Emerson College and a visiting tutor at The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts, London. Daniel is particularly interested in how the revered quadrivium (arithmetic, geometry, music and astronomy) inform the world’s artistic and cultural traditions. He lives with his family on the glorious Ashdown Forest. During the course, we will also welcome contributions from Ameet Hindocha, geometry and pattern designer. You can view some of his work on Instagram @ambigraph

Learning aims

Develop and deepen your understanding of Islamic art.

Strengths to develop

You will be using compasses and a whole host of different mediums to create your patterns. Using a compass can be tricky so you will be developing your fine motor skills.

What's provided

Equipment

Safety

Public Liability Insurance

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Smoke Detector

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Where
we'll be

Emerson College, Hartfield Road, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JX

Pricing information

Ticket: Standard £265

Pricing information

Cancellation

My experience is an educational activity and the 14-day cooling-off period under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 therefore applies. After the 14 day period my standard policy will apply.

No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.


Please note: Places are secured on receipt of a minimum 50% course fee deposit (refundable in full up to six weeks prior to course commencement {minus admin. fee} - non-refundable thereafter) with remainder payable no later than first day of course. The course fee includes all material expenses unless otherwise stated.


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