Traditional Arab Calligraphy Gets A Street Art Makeover

Traditional Arab Calligraphy Gets A Street Art Makeover
Design

Tunisian artist merges Arabic typography with urban graffiti.

Lamya Hussain
  • 4 may 2012

Arabic calligraphy merged with street art or graffiti has become a signature style of Tunisian artist El Seed. His spray paint technique “calligraffiti” murals are popping up across the globe encompassing inspirational messages. At a recent visit to the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard, El Seed describes his work as:

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