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

Artist Turns Train Passengers Into Cartoon Characters

Animator October Jones spends time on his daily train commute to draw cartoon heads on his fellow passengers. The talented animator uses post-it note to draw funny cartoon faces to replace his fellow commuters. He creates tones of them and tweets the result to his followers.