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Video Posted • 20 Feb 2024

Quranic Illumination with Mahmud Manning

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Quranic Illumination

Project Partner: Mahmud Manning
Location: Bradford
Programme: Part of Amal Connects 2023

Over nine months, hosted at Bradford Central Mosque, local Muslims went on a journey to bring the ancient art of Quranic Illumination to Bradford. Guided by artist and illuminator Mahmud Manning, ten people from Bradford and its regions learned this beautiful and intricate skill and developed illuminated pages using gold, gouache and paper.


Video credit: Kimia Modaressi Chahardehi