Islamic Arts Festival – Sharjah – UAE

1 wall, 20 spraypaint cans, 602 nails and 268 meters of string later…

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About elseedart

eL Seed perceives Arabic Calligraphy as a tangible expression of his search for identity. Throughout his work, myriad paths intersect and mirror the multiple sources of inspiration which nourish his art. Emanating from this confusion is an amalgam of harmony and balance. His art is a mixture of street art and Arabic Calligraphy. It is the product of a double marginality, that of an oriental art seeking a voice in the occidental world, and that of street art struggling to legitimize its presence on the contemporary art scene. This duality enables the reconciling of two supposedly opposing worlds and two supposedly clashing cultures. eL Seed no longer tags his name on walls. He has decided to adopt a proverbial tradition in which the name disappears and only the message remains. Therefore, rather than searching for what distinguishes him from others, eL Seed searches for what unites him and others. His art is a link, an arm outstretched, a bridge towards those who are open to his message.
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3 Responses to Islamic Arts Festival – Sharjah – UAE

  1. Seleka says:

    Congratulations!

    It was long time finding graffiti artist by arabic people, but noone cares about his own ideitity, like chinese, they want to lookslike american…….

    Keep it surreal!

    You have my email, stay in touch.

    All the best.

  2. Dear Sirs,

    Do you have a number phone to contact your organization staff for exhibitions?

    Regards,

    FARAH Salma

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