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Deconstructing Calligraphy, Sasan Nasernia

Born in Tehran, Sasan Nasernia began his career primarily as a calligrapher and typography artist. Exploring different avenues in Persian classical and also modern calligraphy, he has since expanded his practice to include painting, print, digital work and installation.

We talk to Sasan about turning Arabic letters into an abstract language, the concept behind Crazy Kufik and deconstructing the rules of Arabic and Persian writing.