Thursday, 30 September 2021
11:00 AM CST – 11:30 AM CST
Samrāṭ Jhā (18th September 2003-Present) is a self-taught calligrapher, typeface designer, linguist and a revivalist of the Tirhuta script from Nepal. He has been studying as well as researching manuscripts, calligraphic styles and developmental typography related to Tirhuta for about four years. Jhā has successfully developed a Tirhuta keyboard using the Keyman Developer 9.0 in association with Bangladesh-based Dineśaratna Prabhākara Siddhārtha which is yet to be released. Currently, He is also working on a Tirhuta typeface project with Erin McLaughlin, Jayant Kumar and Ratan Ananda Karna.