Children Are Our Future- Arabic Calligraphy Limited Edition Print
The poem "Untitled" by Scottish poet Tom Pow is written twice in the Diwani Jali Arabic calligraphy script to create the image of a man and child, hand in hand. (See below for translation)
Signed Limited Edition Print of 50, printed on high quality 220gsm paper. Dimensions: 46x34cm
This piece was one of eight, commissioned by the Reels Festivals to accompany their poetry publication featuring contemporary poets from Lebanon, Syria, and Scotland. One piece was commissioned for each of the eight poets featured in the festival. In preparation for the festival, all of the poets travelled to Lebanon in order to translate each others poems from Arabic to English and vice versa.
Every print is signed, numbered and shipped directly from the artist and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. The numbered certificate includes a full explanation and translation of the peice in both Arabic and English.
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A man and a woman once sat down
at a bare table and looked out
at the sky. What needs to be done?
they asked, so that, in later years,
their children or their grandchildren
might ask, What shall we do today?
By Tom Pow
Translation by Mazen Maarouf and Lauren Pyott
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