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Ink in Persian and Arabic Manuscripts

Ink in Persian and Arabic Manuscripts
77 Wynford Drive, Aga Khan Museum
Time: Feb 28th, 10:00 am End: Feb 28th, 12:00 pm
Interest Categories: Medieval Studies (FAS), Humanities, Digital Art/Humanities, Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC), Art (FAS), 400-1200, 1200-1500
Lecture and Workshop with Ted Bishop, University of Alberta

Part of the Inspired by Signs series co-presented by Aga Khan Council for Canada, Aga Khan Museum, and the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies

LECTURE AND WORKSHOP WITH TED BISHOP, University of Alberta

Ink is the common substance that links the manuscripts of the Aga Khan Museum to 21st-century print culture. But will ink survive in the digital age? Join Ted Bishop, world expert on ink history and acclaimed author of The Social Life of Ink, on a journey through the history of writing, from ink to pixels.

 

Lecture: 8 p.m., SATURDAY, 27 FEBRUARY

From Tashkent to Toronto, from Parchment to Screens:Writing the Self in the Digital Age

Diverse cultures throughout the world have used ink for everything from love letters and poetry to peace treaties and recording the Word of God. Here, Ted Bishop discusses the fascinating histories of ink and its future in the digital age.

FOR TICKETS TO THIS LECTURE, PLEASE VISIT THE21ST.CA.
(Light refreshments following lecture)
Tickets: $20, $10 Students (with valid ID at venue)

 

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Workshop: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. SUNDAY, 28 FEBRUARY

"Ink in Persian and Arabic Manuscripts"

Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive

Have you ever wondered what the Magna Carta, the US Constitution, and the manuscript collection of the Aga Khan Museum have in common?
Find out in this hands-on workshop lead by Ted Bishop! Learn about the history of gall-nut ink, make ink solutions, and practise writing with reeds.

Tickets: $70, $63 Members,
$40 Students and Seniors

FOR TICKETS TO THIS WORKSHOP,
PLEASE VISIT AGAKHANMUSEUM.ORG.

These are ticketed events.
Please see attached flyer for more details [flyer]

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