Friday, August 17, 2007

nagfa proudly presents our fantastically-talented artist-friend, Md. Saad Md. Sarip a.k.a. awangpurba from Malaysia. His refreshing art is a hybrid of the Islamic-Middle-eastern-based calligraphy of 'Khat', and pictograms. The results are fun, and often paradoxymoronic depiction of stylish images. Some of our favourite awangpurba pieces:

How about this: a cromok (Malaysian band) logo which could be read in English alphabets and Malay-based Arabic writing of Jawi:

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Anonymous John Langdon said...

Awesome. The Punisher is my favorite.

5:21 AM  
Blogger awangpurba said...

Thanks sir

4:37 PM  
Anonymous frits jonker said...

This is very beautiful and inspiring work! I wish i could understand the language...
Greetings from Amsterdam,

4:46 AM  
Anonymous awangpurba said...

thanks sir

8:36 PM  
Blogger Andrés Gustavo Fernández said...

You are very crazy!
I link your blog since my blog, that includes Poems and amazing Art Links of the world.
Congratulations for your marriage!

Andrés Gustavo
Fernández Ayala

12:45 AM  
Anonymous Alchemy said...

CROMOK is simply a genius idea :)

4:27 PM  

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