Digital Arabesques 2014 in Sharjah

French artist Miguel Chevalier was inspired by the architecture and culture of oriental universe and imagines “Digital Arabesques”, a generative and interactive virtual-reality installation projected on the floor of Al Majaz waterfront, as part of the 17th islamic art festival in sharjah. The Digital Arabesques 2014 revisits the traditional art of islam through the medium… Continue reading Digital Arabesques 2014 in Sharjah

Beautiful Light Calligraphy By Karim Jabbari

Tunisian artist Karim Jabbari is a talented light calligrapher who uses hand-held light and long-exposure photographic techniques to capture beautiful floating arabic phrases created in midair. The 35 year old artist has a signature style that mixes traditional Arabic calligraphy traditions with an edgy, urban aesthetic. Karim takes us through the night to show us his drawing, movement, and… Continue reading Beautiful Light Calligraphy By Karim Jabbari

American Teenager Speaks More Than 20 Languages

Tim Doner, a 17-year-old high school student from New York City, has been teaching himself languages since he was 13. He is considered a hyperpolyglot, who speaks nearly 20 languages, French, Mandarin, Russian, Pashto, Arabic, Farsi and many other languages. You can check out Doner’s remarkable language skills in a short documentary video below.