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MONIR ZENDE

The significance of his works lies in his ability to create abstract forms through the use of letters. The austere distribution of words within the frame is indicative of a supreme order derived from centuries of utopian idealism in religion. Since the written word has historically been used as a tool for the documentation and transfer of knowledge, each written piece, before even being read, holds an intellectual weight. As such, these written forms and words come together in an artistic creation, outside the realm of calligraphic art and places that piece in a symbolic order of meaning. Repetitions are fundamental and evidently regulated, as calligraphic forms are not scattered, instead, each choice of letter and the way they come together creates a clear and concise rhythm that can easily be followed.