Monthly Archives: January 2012

Surah 103 – The Time سورة العصر

This piece is formed entirely using only Arabic calligraphy in the ornamental Diwani Jali script. The text in this piece is the entire 103rd book of the Qur’an. It is part of my ongoing project ‘The Quran for Solidarity‘. تم … Continue reading

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The Sea in the Sink -Yehia Jaber

The poem “Incongruity” aka “Nightmare” by Lebanese poet Yehia Jaber is written once in the Diwani Jali Arabic calligraphy script to create the image of water running from a tap. This piece was one of eight designs, commissioned by Reel … Continue reading

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8th Son – The Skull of my Father

A verse from the poem “8th Son” by Syrian poet Golan Haji is written once in the Diwani Jali Arabic calligraphy script to create the image of a human skull in profile. مقطع من قصيدة “الابن الثامن” للشاعر السوري جولان … Continue reading

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The Children Are Our Future

The poem “Untitled” by Scottish poet Tom Pow is written twice in the Diwani Jali Arabic calligraphy script to create the image of a man and child, hand in hand. تم كتابة قصيدة “بلا عنوان” من قبل الشاعر الاسكتلندي توم … Continue reading

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Surah 55 – The Merciful الرحمن

This image of a tree prostrating before God was inspired by 55:5-6: The sun and the moon [move] by precise calculation, and the stars and trees prostrate.  تم استلهام هذه الصورة لشجرة تسجد أمام الله من سورة الرحمن الاّية 5 … Continue reading

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The American Flag – in color

This piece is a color original of the American flag, formed by using the words to the pledge of allegiance. The pledge of allegiance is written exactly twice in this piece, creating the correct official proportions of the flag of the … Continue reading

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Lizard’s First Law of Inertia Color Original – قانون السحلية للقصور الذاتي

Recently I have been experimenting with color, and have done several new Quranic designs as well as reworking some of my originally black and white designs which I think work well in color. This piece is a color original based … Continue reading

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