"Kalla: A Call to Action for Justice and Peace" is an artwork that invites us to consider the many different challenges facing humanity today. From issues of domination and terrorism to corruption and environmental abuse, this piece speaks to the need for all of us to stand together and work for a better world.
At the heart of the piece are lines of poetry that call on us to reject hypocrisy and double standards, and to embrace honesty and fairness as the foundations of a peaceful and harmonious world. These poems speak to the need for all of us to work together to create a world that is more just and more fair, and to hold accountable those who seek to sow division and discord.
Measuring 150cm x 120cm and crafted from acrylic and ink on paper mounted on canvas, "Kalla: A Call to Action for Justice and Peace" is a powerful and thought-provoking artwork. Originally created in 2003, it currently resides with a private collector in the UAE, where it continues to inspire and engage the viewer's imagination.
This breathtaking piece by Ali Omar Ermes showcases the versatility and depth of the Arabic language through the use of a single stroke technique. Through this technique, Ermes is able to convey a range of emotions and expressions that range from the simplest and most direct to the most complex and nuanced.