Creative Disturbance
Nubean Textures:  Locating Islamic Culture in Virtual Environments

Islamic calligraphy and architecture have a long history of practice in the oriental world. Huda Hashim relocate parts of this story in the virtual environments she models with 3D animation softwares. By designing a 3D art gallery, it is now transformed into a “web gallery” that can be accessed online by a larger audience. Furthermore, the ability to manipulate the 3D environment allows for the potential to create installations that otherwise would be costly and difficult to construct in the real world.

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