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Jul 27, Smitty rated it liked it Shelves: Arabic Graffiti – extended edition. It showcases artists, graffiti writers and typographers from the Middle East and around the world who merge Arabic script and calligraphy styles with the art of graffiti writing, street art and urban culture.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Want to Read saving…. However just then, the Arab uprisings started, and concurrently an explosion of Arabic Graffiti hit the region.

Skip to content Skip to search. Description Without regional borders or constraints, ‘Arabic Graffiti’ references the use of Arabic script in urban context.

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Notify me of new comments via email. Of course this chapter moves effortlessly into forms of street art as resistance and the influence played by outsiders, like Swoon, Banksy, Askar, Blu, and literally dozens of other artists who all had their hands in marking up The Wall that weaves in and out of some kilometers of Palestinian territory. The project offers many different, diverging and at t.

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Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Graffiti in Lebanon, however, was a mark of territory during grafriti Civil War, as it has been in many places around the world that experience forms of urban destruction, dilapidation, neglect and or encroachment from outsiders.

This collection includes some truly beautiful work by artists from a range of locations in a variety of styles and is a fascinating glimpse into that world. With contributions and essays by: In this statement is the implication that young grafditi writers in the Arab world have yet to fully embrace their roots and the traditions that will come to determine the future aesthetic of the burgeoning Arabic graffiti scene.

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William Graffihi, a London-based freelance journalist and photographer for The Guardian that published the book Against the Wall: You are commenting using your Facebook account. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Of course, it is the sensibilities of Karl that really tie this book together.

Arabic Graffiti: Dances with walls

Zoghbi and Karl point to the use of classic symbolism — the Al Alqsa Mosque in Jerusalem and the Al Kaaba in Mecca — as the earliest forms of street throw-ups. These 4 locations in All: The Best Books of Gabrielle rated it it was amazing Jul 12, None of your libraries hold this item.

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But most of the graffiti featured during this initial period were pieces done in latin letters.

The project offers many different, diverging and at t Without regional borders or constraints, ‘Arabic Graffiti’ references the use of Arabic script in urban context. I especially enjoyed the section on messages painted on the backs of trucks. John rated it really liked it Jan 18, Summary “Whether on the freight trucks of Pzscal, along village alleyways in Bahrain, on the bullet-riddled walls of Palestine, or adorning the walls of Western metropolises and designer bags, Arabic script has experienced a revival.

There are no discussion topics on this book grafftii. It’s very interesting to see an Arabic street arts, however, while reading the text I found out lots of misleading information.

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