Tag Archives: War

Palestine 1948

Dimensions: 100x35cm The map of Palestine is depicted using the names of the cities and villages that existed before 1948. The names are written in a derivative of the Diwani Jali Islamic calligraphy script Villages and cities are drawn on … Continue reading

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Al-Balad Surah 90 سورة البلد

This piece is formed  using only Arabic calligraphy in the ornamental Diwani Jali script. The text in this piece is the entire 90th book of the Qur’an. It is part of my ongoing project ‘The Quran for Solidarity‘. تم تشكيل … Continue reading

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Islamic Calligraphy – Iraqi map

This piece features the map of Iraq composed of the Arabic names written in Islamic calligraphy . It was requested by the IVAW ‘Iraq Veterans Against the War’. The first 10 prints of this piece were donated to to the … Continue reading

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Islamic Calligraphy – Afghani map

This piece features the map of Afghanistan composed of the Persian and Pashtu in Islamic calligraphy. It was requested by the IVAW ‘Iraq Veterans Against the War’. The first 10 prints of this piece were donated to to the IVAW … 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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American Foreign Policy One ‘The Peace Sign’ – Arabic Calligraphy

A hand giving the peace sign is depicted using Islamic Calligraphy written in the Diwani Jali script. While the hand itself reads the phrase ‘American Foreign Policy’ repeated several times, various other words are written in the background of the … Continue reading

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American Foreign Policy Two ‘The V Sign’ – Arabic Calligraphy

A hand giving the ‘V Sign’ is depicted using Islamic Calligraphy written in the Diwani Jali script. While the hand itself reads the phrase ‘American Foreign Policy’ repeated several times, various other words are written in the background of the … 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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