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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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Chris rated it really liked it Jun 18, This is perhaps pasca biggest revelation of Arabic Graffiti. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

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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. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. But most of the graffiti featured during this initial period were pieces done in latin letters. Refresh and try again.

These online bookshops told us they have this item: With notions of private property and 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.

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In addition to a geaffiti assortment of photos featuring Xoghbi graffiti 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.


Notify me of new comments via email. I really get the best explanation of Arabic Graffiti from this book. 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. Pacsal than four years of research culminated in the publication of the first edition Arabic Graffiti English in January Contact Us Subscribe Advertise.

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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. At times, Arabic graffiti voices the suffering of a arabicc, while in other contexts it serves as a quest for identity.

This book really helps my essay: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Arabic Graffiti by Pascal Zoghbi. Zoghbi, Karl and the other writers address the political nature of graffiti, especially in the sections on Palestinian, Bahraini and Lebanese graffiti.

The second chapter moves on to more resistance oriented forms of graffiti graffii the Palestinian territories.

You are commenting using your WordPress. As a result, the book lost it credibility for me after reading the text. Kiley Lambert rated it zoghbk was amazing Jul 17, Arabic Graffiti – extended edition.

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Cheyenne rated it liked it Nov 17, Open Preview See a Problem? Nio Anderson rated it it was amazing Jan 10, The University of Sydney.

Notify me of new posts via email. Saudi academic Saleh writes about the manifestations of street art that emerged as a result of the pwscal Civil War — street art traditions whose influence is felt strongly today.

Trivia About Arabic Graffiti. Katja rated it really liked it Sep 17, Jul 13, Mist Triple-g rated it it was amazing. Shelley Whiting rated it liked it Apr 16, Comments and reviews What are pasdal While the title is totally unoriginal, it is nonetheless the most researched, well- written, and stunningly photographed book on the subject to date. Araic rated it really liked it Jan 05, One can see graffiti written in Arabic in places as far from each other as Toronto and Bali.

I commend Zoghbi and Karl for finding artists from all over the world. Even while residing in Berlin, Don Karl found himself in agabic middle of these currents. The project offers many different, diverging and at times contradicting ideas and approaches to treating this sensitive tradition with contemporary vision. Gabrielle rated it it was amazing Jul 12, Rabih rated it it was amazing Jan 08, Without regional borders or constraints, ‘Arabic Graffiti’ references the use of Arabic script in urban context.