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Between one culture and another, there is always a third space

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Between one culture and another, there is always a third space

Islamic designs have moved west, where they’ve been adapted and where their origins may not even be recognised

Soheila Kolahdouz Esfahani

What is culture? In today’s globalised world, we are familiar with seeing various cultural objects and ornamentation outside their original location or context.

If culture is not fixed and bound to a particular location, how does culture move and transform?

Ornamentation in Islamic art — patterned decoration or embellishment seen on objects or in architecture — is a great example of such movement of culture that can now be found across the world...

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