Traditional Calligraphic Art Form & Modern Economy
Play • 38 min

In this episode, we talk to Irena on Islamic Calligraphy and her experiences founding and running her company Baradari House of Arts & Crafts based in Lucknow.  

Irena Akbar is an entrepreneur and runs a Lucknow based company Baradari Arts focussing on the Islamic calligraphic art form.  Before founding Baradari Arts, she was a journalist at Indian Express.

We discuss

  • Roots of Islamic Calligraphy
  • Distinct Style of Islamic Calligraphy in India
  • Current State of the Art and how it is adapting to modern technology and tastes
  • Experiences running Baradari Arts
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