The Wound that Bleeds Strength – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

The Wound that Bleeds Strength – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Year
2005

Size
70×100 cm (27.6"×39.4")

Materials
acrylic, gouache and ink on paper

Arabic calligraphy text (English)

... We are the hand that slaps an awl. We are the wound that bleeds strength.
—Hanna Abu Hanna

Arabic calligraphy text (Arabic)

... أنّنا الكفّ التي تلطم مخرزا. أنّنا الجرح الذي ينزف قوّة.
—حنا أبو حنا