Minority Trip Report Podcast

Published: September 3, 2022 | Host: Raad Seraj | Show: Season 1 - Episode 3
Minority Trip Report

1_3 Javid Jah: Grafitti, Hip-Hop, and Islamic Mysticism

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Today's guest is Javid Jah. With a background in public art and an education in architecture, Javid Jah’s practice explores the traditional origins of sacred geometry. He works in multiple disciplines to produce work that is site-specific, spatial and symbolically aligned to cosmic archetypes.

 

Based in Toronto, Canada, his work integrates various techniques from the Islamic arts, including calligraphy, geometric pattern and traditional architectural forms such as Muqarnas. He is inspired by the study of cosmology, exploring how to create experiences that express the unseen dimensions of existence.

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Today's guest is Javid Jah. With a background in public art and an education in architecture, Javid Jah’s practice explores the traditional origins of sacred geometry. He works in multiple disciplines to produce work that is site-specific, spatial and symbolically aligned to cosmic archetypes.

 

Based in Toronto, Canada, his work integrates various techniques from the Islamic arts, including calligraphy, geometric pattern and traditional architectural forms such as Muqarnas. He is inspired by the study of cosmology, exploring how to create experiences that express the unseen dimensions of existence.

You can find more about Javid and his work here: @javid_jah

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