"Letter Form Fa: A Tribute to Effective Action" is an artwork that celebrates the power of decisive and clear thinking. This tranquil and harmonious piece invites the viewer to consider the importance of being able to effectively and decisively achieve one's goals, and to recognize the value of those who are able to do so.
At the center of the artwork is a poem by the esteemed Islamic poet Hassan Ibnil Thabit, who was also known as the Prophet Muhammad's poet (PBUH). In this particular poem, Thabit sings the praises of Al Ansar in Madinah, honoring their ability to act with clarity and conviction: "There are those who can do what they do in the most effective way - decisive and clear, they stand tall. Unable to be undone or bested in opinion or political judgment, they are a force to be reckoned with."
Like the lion who roars with all his might, these individuals are unafraid to face the challenges that come their way. With every step they take, they grow stronger, knowing that they are guided by the divine and protected by the Most High. In the face of adversity, they stand tall, with faith in their hearts and courage in their souls. They refuse to be swayed or deterred, and are unstoppable in their determination to overcome any obstacle that comes their way.
Measuring 152cm x 122cm and crafted from acrylic and ink on paper, "Letter Form Fa: A Tribute to Effective Action" is a beautiful and thought-provoking artwork. It currently resides with a private collector, where it continues to inspire and engage the viewer's imagination. With its celebration of decisive and clear thinking, this piece serves as a tribute to the strength and conviction of Al Ansar in Madinah, and serves as a reminder that we all have the power to overcome adversity and achieve greatness, as long as we stay true to our convictions and remain unstoppable in the face of challenges.
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.