Description Rumi poem in the painting:I am not of the earthI am not of the windI am not of the waterI am not of the fireIn this ocean of existenceI dance and twirlAs I am allAs I am nothingCopyright 2014 Carmen Costello and Ari Honarvar
Ari Honarvar Member Since January 2018 Artist Statement Ari Honarvar is the founder of Rumi With A View, dedicated to Rumi translation, performance and visual poetry art. She blends Persian calligraphy and paintings to present Rumi’s poetry in new and evocative ways.
As a young girl growing up in Shiraz Iran, Ari took Persian calligraphy lessons and years later began incorporating Persian calligraphy in paintings.
In 2013 she met the passionate artist and Persian poetry lover, Carmen Costello. They have been collaborating ever since blending Rumi and other masters’ poems with paintings.
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