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Reverberating Echoes: Contemporary Art Inspired by Traditional Islamic Art
(2017)
  • Carol Bier
Abstract
A book published on occasion of an exhibition, "Reverberating Echoes: Contemporary Art Inspired by Traditional Islamic Art," organized by the Center for the Arts & Religion at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley CA (31 January - 26 May 2017). Introduction and two essays, "Engaging Tradition Today," and "What is 'Traditional Islamic Art'?" plus catalog entries and bibliography. Argues for an algorithmic aesthetic of pattern as a defining feature of "traditional Islamic art." Participating artists (all US-based): Hooman Koliji, Nazanin Hedayat Munroe, Chris Palmer, Manzar Rassouli, Mamoun Sakkal, Nathan Voirol, Phil Webster. Available for purchase online at Zaytuna College Bookstore, http://bit.ly/2l55qbL
Keywords
  • contemporary art,
  • Islamic art,
  • algorithmic aesthetic,
  • pattern,
  • Hooman Koliji,
  • Nazanin Hedayat Munroe,
  • Chris Palmer,
  • Manzar Rassouli,
  • Mamoun Sakkal,
  • Nathan Voirol,
  • Phil Webster
Publication Date
2017
Publisher
Graduate Theological Union
ISBN
978-0-692-83381-0
Citation Information
Carol Bier. Reverberating Echoes: Contemporary Art Inspired by Traditional Islamic Art. Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley CA (2017)