Nasser Al Aswadi
Nasser Al Aswadi was born on 4 October 1978, in the village of al Hujr, not far from Taiz, the third largest city in Yemen. He lived in his village until he was 16 years old. Later, he studied architecture in Taiz and then in Sana'a. He exhibited his first works in Sana'a in 2001. Since 2008, Nasser has been going back and forth between Yemen and France. For Nasser Al Aswadi, calligraphy is a way of expressing feelings and thoughts without being specifically linked to language. He uses Arabic letters, words and shapes as well as religious and musical references. The wide variety of meanings and styles feeds the artist's creativity.