The Book of Abjad, limited edition artist book

A project in London, UK by Joumana Medlej

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A contemplation of the forgotten Arabic number system through geometry and the tactile experience of a handmade codex.
Backers: 123
Average Pledge Per Backer: £82

Funded: £10,077 of £4,000
Dates: Jun 1st -> Jun 30th (29 days)
Project By: Joumana Medlej
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Latest News

Midway update

June 16th - via:
We've just passed the halfway point for this campaign, and I'm pleased to say four institutions have already reserved the Book for their special collections. I'll only  won't be able to start printing until I receive the campaign funds, which will... (Read More)

Deep in La La Land

June 6th - via:
Here are a few of the Lam-Alif designs I've been extracting from Kufi inscriptions and redrawing on a larger scale: On astrolabes in particular, the original models are only a few millimeters tall, so it's not a simple matter of blowing them up: I... (Read More)

Happy dance!

June 3rd - via:
Dear all, Thank you so much! I never expected to reach this funding target in a little over 24 hours. It's so lovely to see such a response to an art object on a theme that is always dear to my heart, but an odd combo of niche and ambitious.  As I... (Read More)

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