“North and West and South are splintering,
Thrones burst, empires tremble,
Escape you, in the pure East,
To taste patriarchal air,
Under love, drink, sing,
Shall Chiser’s spring rejuvenate thee.”

West-Eastern Divan, Goethe.

Translated into Arabic by Prof. Abdul Rahman Badawi.

Oil, ink and India ink on birch wood
134cm x 74cm
Stolberg 2020