Dubai based Al-Arabiya interviews President Obama.
Above: Via the Huffington Post and the Al Arabiya News Channel, a critical first attempt to communicate beyond the confines of the American media, or the White House press room. Welcome change, let’s hope for even more communication between all cultures, especially now.
Looking to communicate with Arabic and Farsi speaking typographers and designers? Join the Khatt Network run by Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès. Apropos calligraphic roots, The Boston Globe quotes Omar Khayyam in it’s piece on the devolution of handwriting in the modern world. From David Mehegan’s article:
“The moving finger writes,” says the famous Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam,
“and, having writ, moves on.”