Thursday, August 9, 2012

501c

"From schemes now free from schemes now free"
(حیلت رها کن (عاشقا

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

501b

...While his assistant provides musical accompaniment.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

501a

Happy with the solution of his key-dilemma, Mullah Frögüddin sings and dances...

Monday, August 6, 2012

Sunday, August 5, 2012

500c

I will make Taqshir Tiles of that poem! The Vizir will love it.

Saturday, August 4, 2012

500b

Oh Yes! Yes!! Yes!!! There is a poem where Rumi says: "Become a key" (مفتاح شو).

Friday, August 3, 2012

!!! 500 !!!

Rumi's poems often end with an invitation to silence.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

499c

In silence our mouth is shut. To speak, we open it. Would it be too odd if I shall sculpt a Tongue?!?

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

499b

Christians symbolize it with Saint Peter's keys: The Golden Key and the Silver One.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

499a

The key to silence AND the key to speech.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

498c

Then, when we pray, we ourselves become the Key.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

498b

Oh Oh... And what about the Mirhab? It is a Keyhole.

Friday, July 27, 2012

498a

In Architecture we have the Keystone...

Thursday, July 26, 2012

497c

Hmmm... There is also Dhikr (Remembrance of God) which is called by Sufis "The Key to Success" (Miftah al-Falah).

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

497b

Apologies.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

497a

One should not receive negative feedback while one is on brainstorming.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Sunday, July 22, 2012

496c

I wish I had a key to shut my ears.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

496b

And yet...what if gratitude is just another trick to lock us frogs into submission, like: "Eat your soup gratefully, because many are starving"?

Friday, July 20, 2012

496a Ramzan Mubarak!

A Shaykh that I knew said that "Gratitude is the key human quality of people toward God". It sounds right, but...how am I going to sculpt it? As a marble key word? RAMADAN MUBARAK!

Thursday, July 19, 2012

495c

And I wonder: what is a key? What does it mean, figuratively speaking? What if the Opener of the hearts opens mine and forgets to close it? What is the opposite of "Ya Fattah"?

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

495b

The Vizir did not detail much..."Sculpt a big marble key!" That's all he said.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

495a

Ahi, Nuvoletta (Little Cloud), my quiet friend! We must figure out how this key should look like!

Monday, July 16, 2012

Sunday, July 15, 2012

494c

...a skilled stonemason and his lovely assistant were working on a key...

Saturday, July 14, 2012

494b

Once upon a time, in the great country of Frogkey...

Friday, July 13, 2012

494a

Sweet! I love happy endings!

Thursday, July 12, 2012

493c

...which the Vizir of the Amir will soon come to exact!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

493b

Where Mullah Frögüddin, the skilled stonemason, is sculpting a marble key...

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

493a

And so Philippe goes back to the Sufi Magic Theatre.