Tag Archives: Israel

Surah 105 – The Elephant سورة الفيل

This piece is part of my recent experiments with color, in this case using just my favorite green, the color of Islam. The elephant is formed entirely using only Arabic calligraphy in the ornamental Diwani Jali script. The text in … Continue reading

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Mazen’s Bullet رصاصة مازن

The poem “(Stray) Bullet” by Lebanese-Palestinian poet, Mazen Maarouf, is written exactly once in the Diwani Jali Arabic calligraphy script to create the image of a man (bearing the likeness of Mazen, himself) being struck by a stylized bullet. 42x29cm … Continue reading

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Rocks for Palestine صخور لفلسطين

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

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Palestine: The Aral Sea of Liberty فلسطين: بحر آرال الحرية

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

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