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Art

A selection of reports on the art projects we have supported and funded in the field of Islamic Art, Heritage and Culture since we were founded in 1987

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Congratulations New Grantee – Konstantinos Politis

Congratulations to one of our 2023 grantees! We are thrilled to fund Konstantinos Politis in his research. So what is the project? About the project: The Barakat Trust is delighted to award a grant to Konstantinos Politics for his research into the Islamic heritage of Greece; specifically the Greek city [...]

Unearthing Ottoman Greece – A new podcast with Konstantinos Politis

Join Konstantinos Politis as he digs through the long history of the Greek city of Chalkida, from its war-altering strategic importance to its lush date farms. Listen as he discusses his work, as a grantee of The Barakat Trust, exploring the town's Ottoman Heritage, discovering several mosques, and navigating [...]

West Asian Weaving – A new podcast with Nour Hage

Join Nour Hage as she weaves a story of textiles in West Asia, from bridal practices, to talismanic symbols, to Nour's own work as an artist. Listen as she discusses her work on Leighton House's recent Kheit exhibition, as part of our Hands On Islamic Art project which works to engage the UK [...]

Aga Khan Award for Architecture – A new podcast with Farrokh Derakhshani

Join Farrokh Derakhshani for an inside look into the 2022 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, one of the most prestigious architectural awards in the world. Find out how one is awarded this notable prize, hear about the latest winners, and learn how the creation of the award changed the understanding [...]

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