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Freedom الحرية

In this piece the word ‘freedom’ ‘الحرية’ is written ad nauseam times in the Arabic Calligraphy Diwani Jali script, and in almost as many shapes. Altogether, the words also write the word “Freedom” Dimensions: 42x58cm Signed Freedom Arabic Calligraphy Limited Edition … Continue reading

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Girls ‘Round here’ Don’t Ride Bikes

This piece fixes a young mohajaba girl riding a bike. The text within the piece is a quote taken from the film called “Wadjda”. The film is directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour. It is the first feature length film made by … Continue reading

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Al-Mutaffifin Surah 83 سورة المطففين

This piece is formed using only Arabic calligraphy in the ornamental Diwani Jali script. The text in this piece is the entire 83th book of the Qur’an. It is part of my ongoing project ‘The Quran for Solidarity‘. تم تشكيل … Continue reading

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Video by Boyd Goff Photography

Video by Boyd Goff Photography: http://www.boydgphotography.com

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News Channel 4 WSMV – Nashville native creates intricate Islamic calligraphy

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -An artist from Nashville is trying to make a living by creating Islamic calligraphy in the Middle East. Everitte Barbee, 24, said he fell in love with Islamic calligraphy when he traveled to Syria in 2009. Now, … Continue reading

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February 2nd 2013 Reuters- Sky News Arabia (Television)

السبت  02 فبراير, 2013 أبوظبي – سكاي نيوز عربية علاقة عشق غيرت مجرى حياة الشاب الأميركي إيفريت باربي، فحبه للخط العربي والثقافة الإسلامية دفعاه إلى ترك منزله في ولاية تينيسي والانتقال إلى بيروت للتفرغ للكتابة بالخط العربي. حبر وريشة.. وكلمات.. … Continue reading

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The Quran for Solidarity القرآن الكريم للتضامن

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The images in the gallery above are the beginning of a long term project that I’ve been working on called The Quran of Solidarity. To my knowledge it will be the first Quran handwritten by a non-muslim, and possibly the … Continue reading

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