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AAYAAT – Calligraphy Exhibition

Swiss Art Gate UAE is proud to present AAYAAT, a calligraphy exhibition taking place during the Holy month of Ramadan at the Park Hyatt Dubai in the Creek Ballroom foyer. The exhibition features the highly acclaimed Narjes Noureddine, Husam Ahmed and Khaled Mahmoud Nafeesi, and is open daily from 10 am to 10 pm throughout the Holy month.

For the list of artwork please click here.

For more information please contact:
Kurt Blum +971 50 225 1783,
May Karam +971 56 6966 601,

Narjes Noureddine
Narjes Noureddine was born in Abu Dhabi in 1975, and graduated with a Diploma in Financial Studies. She worked in the banking sector until 2006, when she devoted herself to the art of Arabic Calligraphy. She enrolled in Sharjah Institute for Arabic Calligraphy in 2000, and then continued her studies at Calligraphers’ Studios, where she trained with Khaled Al Saai – a well renowned calligraphy artist.
Husam Ahmed
The Egyptian calligrapher, Husam Ahmed Abdul Wahab was born in 1972 and graduated from Muhammad Ibrahim School of Calligraphy in Alexandria in 1998, and then studied interior design at the Higher Institute of Art in Alexandria. He has participated in many international visual arts exhibitions such as Germany, Spain, Austria, Denmark and Turkey. Husam was awarded with the third prize in the 8th Al Burda Calligraphy Competition in Contemporary Style.
Hafiz Khalid Nafeesi
Pakistani calligrapher, Hafiz Khalid Nafeesi, joined the Al Madina University in Lahore, Pakistan, and graduated with a degree in Islamic Law, Sharia’a Al Islamia. He taught at the same university for two years. Since this time Hafiz knows the complete Holy Qura’an by heart. Hafiz Nafeesi also studied Arabic Calligraphy with well renowned calligraphers Abd Al Salam Yousifi and Rashid Qamar.

About Swiss Art Gate UAE
Swiss Art Gate UAE is a UAE-based organisation that initiates, fosters and organises cultural and educational projects between Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates, by international artists, with a focus on the works and performances by Swiss and Arab artists in music, visual arts, dance, literature, drama, film and news media. Additionally to its program Swiss Art Gate UAE has established the first film club for children in the United Arab Emirates, The Magic Lantern.

Contact Swiss Art Gate UAE
Swiss Art Gate UAE
P.O. Box 450510
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
T +971 4 395 8782
M +971 50 225 1783

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