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.