Step into the creative mind of Ali Omar Ermes as he delves into the depths of his personal diary and shares a collection of poignant memories from years past. In this captivating episode, Ermes explores the intersection of fine art and literature, creating works that are both visually striking and intellectually stimulating.
But that's not all, because Ermes also delves into the universal role of coffee in bringing people together and fostering connection. As the saying goes, "Coffee is a language in itself." And with that in mind, Ermes ends the episode with a selection of wise and thought-provoking sayings, inviting you to reflect on the deeper meanings of life.
So join us on this journey of self-discovery and contemplation, and discover the transformative power of art and the written word. As the great Persian poet Rumi once said, "The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along." So let's dive into the world of Ali Omar Ermes and discover the magic within.
In Ali Omar Ermes' artwork, the concept of Silah, or connection, charity, and goodwill, is explored through the inclusion of poetry from some of the greatest classical Arabic poets, including Zuhair ibn Abi Sulma, Urwah ebnul Warrd, Ali ebn Abi Talib, and Ali ebn Al Rumi. These poets wrote about the necessity of giving charity to the right causes and how this serves as one of Islam's fundamental aims in creating a kinder society.