Jameel Prize exhibition in Russia

London’s V&A museum will go on tour in Russia with an exhibition of Islamic art featuring ten artists and designers that were shortlisted for its international art award, the Jameel Prize. The prize is awarded biannually for contemporary designers and artists inspired by Islamic traditions in art, craft and design in order to widen global understanding of Islamic culture in the modern world. The exhibition, at the Hermitage-Kazan Exhibition Centre in the Republic of Tatarstan, comprises more than 20 artworks including Arabic typography and calligraphy, video installations and mosque-inspired fashion, all of which fuse contemporary and Islamic design.

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