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On today's programme: The surge of art from islamic lands.
Photo: Magnetism by Ahmed Mater. Photogravure etching. 2011 © Ahmed Mater and the Trustees of the British Museum.
Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam
We visit London's British Museum as its first big exhibition of 2012 opens. How to tell the story of sixteen hundred years of religious pilgrimage and capture its extraordinary atmosphere?
Australian artist Peter Gould and Malaysian novelist Tash Aw discuss the influence of arabic calligraphy across time and space.