Arabian Writes

Friday, September 4, 2009

My latest work from the Cairo exhibition

These are 4 works that I showed at the Atelier Cairo in July. The third one "Noon" which looks like a pyramid intersecting with a crescent is a continuation of the Serenity series that I created for my Tripoli solo exhibition last year. It employs the same technique (layers of tracing paper with no... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, September 15, 2008

The way things are

Hi guys ( panting!).. Who said that work is fun? I have been teaching this student form Poland for one week and can't wait for his to be off on his way. Teaching Arabic 4 hours a day turned out to be harder than I thought. I used to teach at Berlitz for 10 lessons and day and I dont' recall it to... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Brainstorming :)

Thanks guys for all your encouraging comments and advice, they were very helpful. One of the comments read "breathe and brainstorm" so i'll do that! I've been thinking about what to change and what to keep in my work, I know that the technique will remain basically unchanged, i'll still use letters... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Latest works of art?

Sorry about the misleading title guys! Ever since i've returned from Libya I've not been able to produce a single sketch, let alone a finished piece of work. I'm completely submerged in laundry, ironing, dirty dishes and keeping a three-year-old busy in a city with no facilities for entertaining... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, July 6, 2008

The Egyptian Dream

Egypt is called by its sons "Mother of the World". The name may have been a reference to its magnificent history and ancient civilization but for many it is about Cairo the cultural capital of the Orient, the place were dreams come true. For decades, Beirut had been the capital of publishing, the... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

End of an Era

Hello Guys, I have no phone at home; the line had been disconnected for a week and I had no idea, I simply assumed tht some link had gone loose somewhere, this somewhere turned outside our jurisdiction, we have to call the phone company to find the problem. My exhibiton at Nai ends on Thursday, it... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Edges- pictures from the 3rd series in my exhibition

These are four pieces from the series "edges", they were executed in tracing paper tinted with acrylics and glued to a transparent sheet. The letters are (clockwise from the top right hand corner): Thaal, Jeem, Thaa, Qaaf. There were 28 pieces in this series (corrosponding to 28 letters of the... Sign in to see full entry.

Countdown for Lattakia exhibition

Hi everyone, I'm sooooooooooo sorry, life has been hard with the sky high price raise in everything. My exhibiton at Nai cafe open on Saturday so it this week is going to be a bit hectic, but i'll try to ge back to the habit of blogging. Miss you like hell! take care Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Conspiracy Theory

I have to keep this short guys, it's been a week since my not-so-triumphant return. The Latakia- blues are getting to me and I can't seem to get my act together. A friend who has started a cultural cafe wants to exhibit my work, of course this has to be very hush-hush since exhibitions require... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

In the name of the Letter

This piece was the intro I wrote for my "letter by letter " exhibiton. Alef is the first letter of the Arabic alphabet, Baa' is the second and Taa' is the third. I leave to Syria tomorrow, and will have to see what is my next step artwise. I will post the third and final series from the exhibition... Sign in to see full entry.

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