Ubiquitous Voice

An artistic reply to "the Love of God and His Prophet"

Archive for April, 2016

Week 12: Our Little Mosque

Posted: Monday, April 25th, 2016 @ 1:03 am in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

(English calligraphy, line-varying fountain pen on parchment) In this piece, I experiment for the first time with copperplate calligraphy, a font whose curves and sways make it somewhat akin to Arabic script. I have used the placement of the words to symbolize the essence of Mohja Kahf’s poem, Little Mosque Poems. In the poem, Kahf describes […]

Week 10: Ascent to Salat

Posted: Sunday, April 24th, 2016 @ 7:43 pm in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Ascent to Salat   At every rung, my hands are torn and burned My heart is wrung, my earth-bound spirit burned   And less and less, my armor weighs me down Its metal melts away, as flesh is burned   No wings to take me higher, nervous flame The ladder to the pyre leaves me […]