Tunisian calligrapher Nja Mahdaoui nominated for 2017 Global Art Awards | Tunisia News Gazette

Tunisian calligrapher Nja Mahdaoui nominated for 2017 Global Art Awards

A series of works by the Tunisian calligrapher Nja Mahdaoui are among a wide range of works by international artists nominated for the 2017 Global Art Awards Ceremony scheduled for November 17 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Works with which world-famous visual artist and calligrapher, Nja Mahdaoui will participate are posted on the website of the Global Art Awards.

They are a series of calligraphy on various themes, one of which is entitled “Designs for 4 aircraft”, with calligraphy on the exterior design of four aircraft from Gulf Air (Bahrain national airline) that the artist made in 2000 on the company’s 50th anniversary.

There is also the theme “Transe” with works, made from various materials, an exhibition dating from 2013 under the theme of letters and the sign and another theme “Douroub”, which is an installation of 20 drums achieved in 2015.

25 prizes will be awarded by a jury of several members for each of the categories of visual arts participating in the Global Art Awards.

The jury is composed of world-renowned professionals from the world of art, including art collectors, gallery owners, art critics, arts entrepreneurs and members of the Middle East Art Collector Association that organises this event.

Voting for the selection of the best works is also open to the public on the Global Arts Awards website.

The award ceremony will see the organisation of an art exhibition called “The Global Art Awards Exhibition”, which will be an open platform for emerging and recognised artists, offering them the opportunity to present their works in one of Dubai’s most dynamic and iconic arts spaces.

Source: TAP News Agency

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