Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cloning in Photoshop

I play with photoshop whenever I feel bored .. and that was fun …

The tale of Cadmium S. Red

Lolo and the Porcelain fish

A blob of paint

her tube says

Cadmium S. Red

Hanging to the bristles

of a round brush

helplessly wondering

where will it end

at the graveyard of dying hues

washed with turpentine

knife scrapped to the bin

or a second life begins

In the lips of a porcelain fish

or at a delicate petal

of a valentine  rose

TarekOfCairo

Nubia

Aswan - Nubian village

Colourful outdoors

This an translation of an arabic poem I wrote celebrating the enchanting Nubia ..

شوف السما الزرقا علي الحيطان….

ودهب الصحرا ملبوس في السنان….

والغلب والضنك احمر في كل مكان…

   بس القلوب بيضة ما تغيرت

هوا هوا المكان….

هوا هوا الزمان…

احلي ما فيكي يا مصر..

هوا هوا ..الانسان…

Walls are painted sky

A tooth crowned golden desert

Red is everywhere .. hardship and blight

But hearts remain immortally

ancient white

The land is immutable

The time is eternal

Egypt’s sweetest spot

Is still .. Human

TarekOfCairo

Miss you girls ..

The Qalawun complex 1280

Sultan Qalaun Complex 1280

 

Sultan Qalaun Complex 1280

 

Sultan Qalaun Complex 1280

 

Sultan Qalaun Complex 1280

 

Ceilings from heaven

The Qalawun complex (Arabic: مجمع قلاون‎) is a massive complex in Cairo, Egypt that includes a madrasa, a hospital and a mausoleum 1280

 

The Qalawun complex (Arabic: مجمع قلاون‎) is a massive complex in Cairo, Egypt that includes a madrasa, a hospital and a mausoleum 1280