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Arabic Graffiti: Paperback Edition by Zoghbi, Pascal, Karl, Don Stone () Paperback on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Arabic Graffiti” curated and authored by Lebanese typographer Pascal Zoghbi and graffiti writer and publisher Stone aka Don Karl, is an extensive and valuable . Arabic Graffiti by Pascal Zoghbi, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Japanese writers went from decrying a rich tradition of Japanese calligraphy to embracing it as an inspiration.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The University of Sydney. In the end, A rabic Graffiti manages to effectively convey the idea that there is an implied voice and aesthetic that Arab graffiti writers and street artists need to engage in that will draw on the storied traditions of the past arzbic order to reinvent occidental influences and make the act of graffiti something fresh.

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Don Stone Karl Goodreads Author. Email required Address never aarbic public. In addition to a rich assortment of photos featuring Arabic graffihi and street art styles, it includes essays by distinguished authors and scene experts, in which they explore the traditional elements, modern approaches, and the socio-political and cultural backgrounds which have shaped Arabic graffiti movements in the Middle East.


That is not to say it is NOT happening through efforts like the Blouzaat collective of Ahmad Sabbagh, a Jordanian graphic designer and typographer, German street artist and graphic designer Michael Schinkothe, and German graffiti writer from the Maclaim graffiti and Herakut crews.

Arabic Graffiti

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. On the whole, though, an interesting read. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links The book finishes with Zoghbi showcasing his own art and use of typography alongside other artist interpretations of Arabic calligraphy, and these are truly impressive uses of Arabic script with modern urban styles.

However, as I leafed through, I realized that my initial impressions were wrong.

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However just then, the Arab uprisings started, and concurrently an explosion of Arabic Graffiti hit the region.

May 22, Dina rated it it was amazing. All images were taken by our photo editor, Alis Atwell. Shelley Whiting rated it liked it Apr 16, Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Separate different tags with a comma.


Mahmoud Bassam rated it it was amazing Oct 19, But most of the graffiti featured during this initial period were pieces done in latin letters.

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Nihal rated it it was amazing Aug 30, Even while residing in Berlin, Don Karl found himself in the middle of these zoghbii.

The project offers many different, diverging and at times contradicting ideas and approaches to treating this sensitive tradition with contemporary vision. With notions of private property grafciti public property being vastly different in post-Civil War Lebanon when compared to the West, Arabic Graffiti correctly illustrates that graffiti writers managed to avoid the stigmas as criminals, vandals and misfits assigned to graffiti writers in the West.

From Here to Fame, c Tim Farrell rated it it was amazing Dec 01, The second chapter moves on to more resistance oriented forms of graffiti in the Palestinian territories. Arabic Graffiti – extended edition. Spencer rated it really liked it Mar 10,