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from the gallery of Joumana Medlej

Al-Khidr ?????, “the green one” is the Sufi archetype of direct revelation. In Lebanese folklore he’s sometimes identified with St George, the patron of Beirut.

Materials: watercolor, silver leaf and gel pen on 300g Cotman paper. The total paper size is 50×50cm.

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Share   Facebook Twitter    profile picture  „Tawba (repentance)“  by Joumana Medlej  Picture ID: 15ccec6  Description:    Tawba ???? is “repentance”, but what it’s meant to express here is a “turning of the heart” from the inessential to the essential, from the lower to the higher self, from illusion to Truth...    Original: ink and gilding on 300g Cotman paper, 50×50cm.    My calligraphy work is a modern and creative approach to Kufic, one of the oldest Arabic scripts, which I have learned by apprenticeship with a master since 2007.  

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