Waiting إنتظار

Plunge head-first into this Sea, and if you wait patiently you will obtain your pearl.”
— al-Junayd

Acrylic and ink on Cotman paper 300 gsm. 50x50 cm.

Date4 June 2012

Intizar (إنتظار) is the wait, the endlessness of which I expressed using a property unique to the Arabic script, which is the ability to elongate a word at will by stretching the space between some letters: إنتظـــــــــــــــــــــــار.

A penny for your thoughts...