Time Erases Place – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Time Erases Place – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Year
2008

Size
70×100 cm (27.6"×39.4")

Materials
acrylic, gouache and ink on paper

Arabic calligraphy text (English)

From “Mountain Street” comes the sobbing / And from “Carmel Avenue” comes the mourning / Stripped of their names / And time erases place.
—Hanna Abu Hanna

Arabic calligraphy text (Arabic)

من شارع الجبل النّشَجاتُ / ومن جادة الكرمل الحشرجات / تُشَلَّخُ أسماؤها / ويمحو الزّمان المكان.
—حنا أبو حنا