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Karl uses the example of Japanese graffiti culture to describe the transformation that inevitably comes when graf writers realize that their art must speak to their own population, and not to the prying eyes of the West.

However, as I leafed through, I realized that my initial impressions were zogjbi. Vanesa rated it really liked it Oct 09, From Here to Fame, c Without regional borders or constraints, ‘Arabic Graffiti’ references the graffihi of Arabic script in urban context.

English with some Arabic.

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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. Arabic Graffiti – extended edition. Don Stone Karl Goodreads Author. Looking for beautiful books? Minna rated it really liked it Jan 05, Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile pasval by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.


Zoghbi is a graphic designer and typographer based in Beirut, Lebanon. Want to Read saving…. From the book Arabic Graffiti. You are commenting using your WordPress.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions However just then, the Arab uprisings started, and concurrently an explosion of Arabic Graffiti hit the region.

Some of the photographs taken in Beirut look like they could be found on the rooftops of Brooklyn.

Chris rated it really liked it Jun 18, The book is focusing on the political side of streets art, yet it is giving lots of general information about citizens and countries that I can easily disagree with a prove.

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

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Calligraphy by Hassan Massoudy, which translates to: Check our Arabic Graffit Blog for all news apscal to the project. More than four years of research culminated in the publication of the first edition Arabic Graffiti English in January I really get the best explanation of Arabic Graffiti from this book.


At first thumb-through, I had a feeling that this book was by a graphic designer, and I was right.

While the title is totally unoriginal, it is nonetheless the most researched, well- written, and stunningly photographed book on the subject to date. The project offers many different, diverging and at times contradicting ideas and approaches to treating this sensitive tradition with contemporary vision.

William Parry, a London-based freelance journalist and photographer for The Guardian that published the book Against the Wall: This single location in Victoria: Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. May 22, Dina rated it it was amazing. Even while residing in Berlin, Don Karl found himself in the middle of these currents.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Political stencil art, calligraphic slogans, etc. The Best Books of 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.

This book really helps my essay: John rated it really liked it Jan 18,

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