amatrice bique on The Quran for Solidarity القرآ… Olaf Tollefsen on Kollona Lel Watan – The… Kimber on The Quran for Solidarity القرآ… Martine on Kollona Lel Watan – The… iklimt on Kollona Lel Watan – The…
Monthly Archives: July 2011
Original Ink on Paper, Dimensions 48x32cm The poem “In Her Absence I Created Her Image”, by one of the most famous Palestinian poets, Mahmoud Darwish, is written exactly once in the Diwani Jali Arabic calligraphy script, to form the image … Continue reading
Dimensions: 58x42cm The poem, written specifically for this piece, also comprises the entire subject matter of the piece. The poem is written once from beginning to finish in the background, while the four characters are also illustrated using various words … Continue reading
Dimensions: 84x40cm The map of Palestine is depicted showing the different borders as they have changed over time. The darkest area represents land which was given to Israel by the United Nations in 1948, the slightly less dark areas represent … Continue reading
This elephant is drawn from the Arabic calligraphy Diwani Jali script, using only the words form the Groucho Marx quote. “One Morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How it got into my Pajamas I’ll never know.” Marx’s Elephant … Continue reading
Stand up and put your hand on your heart. The pledge of allegiance is written exactly twice in this piece, creating the correct official proportions of the flag of the United States. The pledge is written once in the seven would-be … Continue reading
The believing we do something when we do nothing is the first illusion of tobacco. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson People complaining about smoking here: It’s the real deal, honkies.