Category: Art and Architecture

Andalusi Calligraphy


A Beginners Guide to Andalusi Calligraphy. Filmed in and around Orgiva and al-Andalus, this is the untold story of the only European calligraphic script used to write the Quran. Almost extinct, yet it was once a part of the most extraordinary cultural flourishing of the Middle Ages. Trace its journey from Madinah to its pinnacle in Al-Andalus, Spain where we see the rich context in which it evolved.

Directed and produced by Zakariyya Whiteman