Monthly Archives: May 2011

Native Son ابن بلدي

This is an original Arabic calligraphy design, created by Everitte Barbee. The quote “Good morning America. How are you? Don’t you know me? I’m your native son” is repeated many times throughout the piece, to create the likeness of Willie … Continue reading

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Loss of Lady Liberty

The image of the Statue of Liberty in this piece is created using only the Arabic translation of the James Madison quote “If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign … Continue reading

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Yoda

Yoda is depicted using only the characters and shapes of Arabic Diwani Jali Script from two of Yoda’s famous quotes from the Star Wars saga. These quotes can be seen below in English. An interesting and truly unique addtion to … Continue reading

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Butterfly Tattoo وشم الفراشة

Pen and Ink on Paper, 32x24cm The image of a butterfly in this piece is created using only the Arabic translation of the Billy Elmer quote “Women, don’t get a tattoo. That butterfly looks great on your breast when you’re … Continue reading

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The Night Comer – At-Tariq – Surah 86

 The content of this piece is the 86th Surah in the Quran, At-Tariq, which in English means “The Night Comer.” This is possibly my favourite Surah, because of its brooding and mysterious nature. The pattern is created using only the … Continue reading

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Rhinoceros وحيد القرن

The image of a rhinoceros is created using only Arabic calligraphy in the Diwani Jali script. The text is the famous Eugene Ionesco quote from the play ‘Rhinoceros': “There are certain things which enter the minds of even people without … Continue reading

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Muammar Gaddafi معمر القذافي

This lovely piece of Western propaganda creates the image of the ever so crazy and old Gaddafi using only the words and letters of the Diwani Jali arabic calligraphy script. The words are from a poem that I wrote for … Continue reading

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