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Freedom or Peace

The image of the Statue of Liberty in this piece is created using only the Arabic translation of the Jean-Jacques Rousseau quote“I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.” The text is written in the Diwani Jali script repeated … Continue reading

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Ode of Labid

The two verses featuring this image are taken from Ode of Labid pre-islamic Moa’alkat written in Diwani Jali script. Dimensions: 29x42cm. في هذه الصورة بيتين شعر من قبل الإسلام مأخوذين من معلقة لبيد ومكتوبين بالخط الديواني الجلي Noble we; our … Continue reading

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Surah 104 Al-Humazah سورة الهمزة

This piece is formed entirely using only Arabic calligraphy in the ornamental Diwani Jali script. The text in this piece is the entire 104th book of the Qur’an. It is part of my ongoing project ‘The Quran for Solidarity‘. تم … Continue reading

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Surah 93 – Ad-Duha الضحى

This piece is formed entirely using only Arabic calligraphy in the ornamental Diwani Jali script. The text in this piece is the entire 93th book of the Qur’an. It is part of my ongoing project ‘The Quran for Solidarity‘. تم تشكيل … Continue reading

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Take the Leap – Original Arabic Calligraphy

The figure of a woman jumping is created using the Diwani Djali script. The text reads “Always do what you are afraid to do” and is repeated exactly three times to create the shape of this woman conquering her fear. … Continue reading

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Surah 110 – The Divine Support سورة النصر

The text in this piece is the entire 110th book of the Qur’an. It is part of my ongoing project ‘The Quran for Solidarity‘. إن النص في هذه القطعة هو السورة 110 كاملةً من القراّن الكريم. وهي جزء من مشروعي … Continue reading

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Surah 99 – The Earthquake سورة الزلزلة

This piece is part of my recent experiments with color, employing complimentary shades of red and green and rules of space whereby aesthetically the space left white should exactly equal the amount of space which is colored. The text in … Continue reading

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