Author: Sara Choudhrey

A journey of discovery – The Walkers and Islamic Art

I started volunteering at Emery Walker’s house in January 2017 whilst I was completing the final year of my PhD in Digital Islamic art. My subject was very much informed by traditional Islamic art and architecture and its continuity through contemporary artistic practice in the UK. However, I havealso had a long interest in arts and crafts of all cultures and had been a fan of William Morris’ work from a young age. I started volunteering just as the house was being reinstated after its closure…

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