harmony between precisely structured Kufic & exuberance of living matter
August 1, 2020 8:54 AM   Subscribe

In the Over the Shoulder series, London-based, French-Lebanese artist Joumana Medlej gives us glimpses into the exquisitely detailed process for "The Book of the Moon" and "Reverence for the Land" which "used pigments extracted from stones I picked up in Epping Forest and in Mount Lebanon so that it brings together the two lands I call home." Medlej's list of resources on Arabic calligraphy and sacred geometry. posted by spamandkimchi (5 comments total) 19 users marked this as a favorite
That was beautiful to watch, thank you.
posted by tautological at 9:34 AM on August 1, 2020

Really lovely.

This post just got expensive for me, because I just bought all of her books …
posted by scruss at 3:32 PM on August 1, 2020

I don't blame anyone for buying her books, or one off pieces. They are so beautiful.
posted by Oyéah at 8:15 PM on August 1, 2020

Gosh I love ornamental Arabic calligraphy.
posted by Capybara at 6:52 AM on August 2, 2020

… so I just got all of her books, and they are beautiful and very clear. Really recommended.
posted by scruss at 5:31 PM on August 30, 2020

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