Wissam Shawkat - Calligraphic Drawing

Wissam Shawkat's calligraphic drawing for the 
cover of the Canadian edition of Shereen el-Feki’s Sex and the Citadel.
It depicts archaic Arabic words for sex.
(Source: ArabLit )


F. said…
I remember trying to draw something similar out of the word sex. I had a much less sensual, much more political message to convey but I can see glimpses of that in this too.