Books and essays that address visual culture, design, media and politics in the modern and contemporary Arab world.

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Arabic Graffiti
By Pascal Zoghbi and Stone aka Don Karl (eds.)
Published by From Here to Fame, Berlin 2011.

200 full color pages

ISBN: 978-9953-417-74-5
"Arabic Graffiti" brings together artists, graffiti writers and typographers from the Middle East and around the world who merge Arabic calligraphy with the art of graffiti writing, street art and urban culture. In addition to a rich assortment of photos featuring Arabic graffiti and street art styles, it includes essays by distinguished authors and scene experts, in which they explore the traditional elements, modern approaches, and the socio-political and cultural backgrounds which have shaped Arabic graffiti movements in the Middle East.

"Arabic Graffiti" curated and authored by Lebanese typographer Pascal Zoghbi and graffiti writer and publisher Stone aka Don Karl, is an extensive and valuable reference on contemporary graffiti, urban calligraphy and type design in the realm of Arabic letters.

With contributions and essays by: Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès, Rana Jarbou, Tala F. Saleh, Houda Kassatly and William Parry.

Includes the artwork and thoughts of: Hassan Massoudy, Malik Anas Al-Rajab, eL Seed, Hest1, Julien Breton, L'ATLAS, Aerosol Arabic, Native & ZenTwO, Zepha aka Vincent Abadie Hafez, Typism, Akut and many more.
Off The Wall Arabic edition
Zeina Maasri

Translated by Imad Chiha

Revised by Pierre Abi Saab

Off The Wall
By Zeina Maasri

Foreword by Fawwaz Traboulsi

204 pages (including 64 colored)

Visual Culture in the Modern Middle East
By Christiane Gruber and Sune Haugbolle (editors)
376 pages, 22 color illus., 79 b&w illus.
Image Politics in the Middle East
By Lina Khatib

288 pages

Ambiguities of Domination
By Lisa Wedeen

251 pages | 9 halftones, 19 line drawings