In 'Sajjadah 01', a calligraphic image-text is employed inspiring contemplation of its display by shifting across semiotic registers, challenging the resistance against the use of lettering as a motif.
With the expansion of consumer culture and the emergence of definitions such as “fashionable” based on people’s consumption patterns, the prayer mat has become a culture collectible and not only a component of Salāh.
Rasha Dakkak is a designer, and an academic. She is the editor-in-chief and creative director of Bayn Journal, a bilingual journal advocating the urgency of shaping a climate that stimulates and supports the discourse on graphic design in the Arab world. Her work has been featured in several professional publications, including AIGA Eye on Design, Domus Germany, and Wallpaper*.
71 x 108 cm