Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Cards - 'The Garden'

I think I have mentioned that The Garden is one of the key concepts I have been working on within my art. In the last 3.5 years the meanings in my work have changed so much that even I raise my eyebrows when I look back and read what I had said in 2004 and 2005 about tranquilart. I guess my art is a response to my circumstances: it was so back then and is so now too.

In the last few days I have been reviving my relationship with media to have a physical manifestation of the mighty thoughts which are being processed within me.

Here is the result: this is a floral motif which represents man's yearning for Paradise. Stitched by hand, it reflects the centrality of deeds which play a vital role in attaining that celestial abode. Some of you may recall the Circles of Knowledge theme when seeing this.. yes.. there is a link between the two.

Blank Cards @ £1 each.

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Blogger Aaminah said...

Asalaamu alaikum.

How lovely!

7:32 p.m.  
Blogger Umm Ibrahim said...

Beautiful mashaAllah!


2:17 p.m.  
Blogger Daughter of Adam said...


Thanks yous x

7:48 p.m.  

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