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“We have created you from male and female, and made you into nations and tribes that you may know one other” (Qur’an 49:13) – Islamic Calligraffiti – Vancouver Mural Festival

Directions and process “I was commissioned by Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies to create this mural. At first, we were looking to create a design that would represent Muslims in Vancouver. It immediately felt like an overwhelming task, because one piece of work won’t do any justice to the complexity and uniqueness of these people. […]

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Surah At-Tawbah [9:128] – Al-Qur’an al-Kareem – القرآن الكريم

It used to be that when I searched online for “Labyrinths” and ““Islam“, almost nothing turned up, except my own blog posts, and my own images. Recently, I am stumbling upon posts and images like this with increasing frequency… بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم وَعَلَى الثَّلَاثَةِ الَّذِينَ خُلِّفُوا حَتَّىٰ إِذَا ضَاقَتْ عَلَيْهِمُ الْأَرْضُ بِمَا رَحُبَتْ وَضَاقَتْ […]

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“The Labyrinth of Qur’an…” — By Mohamed Mehdi Aourir

“This project emphasizes once again on the power of calligraphy and its crucial role in Islamic art. I though the first project (ALLAH calligraphy) was not enough to explore the rich universe Islamic calligraphy has to offer. “For this project, I mixed calligraphy with the lecture about Qur’an (by using Surat Al-Fatiha) and that about […]

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    Labyrinths are made on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples –

    Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish),

    Stó:lō and

    Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)

    and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

    Labyrinths are made in traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of

    the Kwantlen,

    the Katzie,

    the Semiahmoo

    and Tsawwassen First Nations.