Dubai typography artist Lara Assouad quick-indexed for Jameel Prize

Dubai-based artist Lara Assouad has been brieflisted for the Jameel Prize, an worldwide award forcutting-edge artwork and layout stimulated with the aid of Islamic tradition.

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Assouad is nominated for the £25,000 award for her modular Arabic letters.

Assouad’s display explores her work with modular Arabic typography, which she has been working on when you consider that 2009. She has continually had a knack for “stripping back” Arabic letters in an try toattain the underlying geometric structure. She does this with the aid of studying calligraphic patterns fromold manuscripts and abstracts their letters while retaining the primary geometric form.

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The winner of the prize may be introduced Wednesday in Istanbul. Assouad is a few of the eleven briefindexed nominees for the fourth edition of the award.

here’s a sneak top at the installation system of #JameelPrize4 exhibition!
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all the competing artistic endeavors might be exhibited at the Pera Museum and will stay on show tillAugust.