This Being Human
This Being Human
Jun 28, 2022
Graffiti Artist Mohammed Ali AKA Aerosol Arabic
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Under the name Aerosol Arabic, Mohammed Ali became a pioneer in blending street art with Arabic script and imagery. He has made murals, installations, and theatrical productions around the world, from his native Birmingham, UK, to the US, Australia, and even the Vatican. He talks about developing his style and why he believes graffiti is both an ancient art and an innate part of humanity.

If you enjoyed this episode and want to learn more, go to agakhanmuseum.org/thisbeinghuman

Additional resources:

Watch Mohammed’s TEDxTalk at The Vatican:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhZlZizd2HA

Learn more about his project Waswasa, which you can visit in Birmingham, UK from August 25th to September 3rd:
https://www.birminghamhippodrome.com/calendar/waswasa-whispers-in-prayer-2/

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