French-Tunisian eL Seed Is Literally Transforming Slums in Ajman

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Meanwhile in Tunisia – Of my paternal grandfather, I have only a few memories of summers when we visited the El Sekiffa palm grove. I remember him as an old man, tired from sickness and lying on a mattress in a room. My brothers and I were only allowed to go in quietly and give him a kiss. Once memories fade, it becomes difficult to fill those voids. I arrive to find that El Sekiffa has become a stranger to me, one that I no longer recognize. When my grandfather passed away, my grandmother moved in with my uncles, leaving their home abandoned. She has since passed away. Four uncles and one aunt are still alive on my paternal side.I ask my father to reach out to them so I can meet them at my grandparents’ home. There, we found dishes and some tools on which time has left traces of its passage. I watch my uncles and aunt move in quiet through a room full of memories. #visittunisia?? #tb #temoula #lostwalls

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French-Tunisian artist eL Seed uses his Calligraphy to decorate old and run down buildings, thereby giving beauty to slums in most cities. eL Seed’s calligraphy primarily consists of deep meaningful words of wisdom about life, and motivational quotes, that are crafted with a clear eye for color, and drawn to perfection using captivating patterns.



After finishing many famous projects across the entire Middle East, eL Seed is now collaborating with artists Na7T and Shuck2. The artists are giving Ajman/UAE buildings a makeover, as part of the Ajman Mural Project.


This project – according to Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Director-General of the Departmen – has been “launched under the generous patronage and support of Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Department, from his desire to adopt all innovative projects that create and reflect an exceptional and positive image of the emirate, making it one of the most important tourist destinations in the world.” 


The artists have agreed to changing the outside appearance of the Emirate’s buildings, in an effort to make it look more joyful and life like.


Here is some of the work they did on the Ajman Mural Project in UAE.











WE SAID THIS: We are just in love with this ultra artistic initiative.