Habiba chose the word “Allah”. She told me that it is thanks to Allah that she was given life and thanks to him that she is in good health today.

I chose to write it in Kufic, a way of writing arabic used in mosaics, hence the straight lines and right angles. It originates from Iraq, a country I fell in love with a year ago. I’ve seen it used in many mosques and for a long time I’ve wanting to use it in a mural. 


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