Calligraphy in the digital age
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

How video saved the calligraphy star

In the transient, hyper-speed world of social media, a slow and deliberate art is captivating people around the world.

Some say that technology is killing off handwriting... but they might be dead wrong.

A new generation is using social media to keep the ancient, analogue art of calligraphy going strong in the digital world.

Video journalist: Alvaro A. Ricciardelli

Next story: Should it matter if Kenya's top central banker is single?

For more videos subscribe to BBC Trending's YouTube channel.

You can follow BBC Trending on Twitter @BBCtrending. All our stories are at bbc.com/trending