20.12.13 by Jeff

Azra Aghighi Bakhshayeshi

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Beautiful calligraphic works by Azra Aghighi Bakhshayeshi. She lives and works in Tehran, Iran. More below!


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Azra Aghighi Bakhshayeshi / Kashya Hildebrand

 













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Riemer v/d Wijk

    Awesome! Arabic lettering needs to get more recognition, actually everything next to the Latin alphabet is not yet being utilized to it’s full potential.

  • Monsoonking

    Love this work.

    Anyone aware if prints are available? Judging from the Christies auction results, originals are slightly out of my grasp.

    • haha im gonna guess that there are no prints but if i find there are ill post back here

  • esmone

    absolutely amazing. the top ones, how on earth did she do those? incredibly impressive.

  • The design is stilling to look at. I know very little about arebic language, however these works are speaking.

    • ario

      u mean persian right? our language is different from arabic so the calligraphy!





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

23.06.17 by Jeff

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23.06.17 by Jeff

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22.06.17 by Jeff

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