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Beauty of writing

Playing with words and letters: in some cultures language is the most important form of art. The countries of the Middle East are known for their creative use of language. The art of composition, but also the art of writing itself – calligraphy – is practiced at the highest level. And constantly new forms are being added, such as calligraffiti, that translates the classic penship to the street.

eL Seed, a popular French-Tunisian calligraffiti artist who boasts around 100,000 followers on Instagram, decorated the entire pavilion devoted to Arab script.

Beeld: Jan Reinier van der Vliet
Video: Gado Gado
Jan Reinier van der Vliet
Jan Reinier van der Vliet