This website uses cookies to manage authentication, navigation and other functions. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

w sperinck

Weaam Sperinck
MA Illustration (Visual Communication)

websitefacebookinstagramThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

"Exploring the topics of culture and identity in relation to Islamic society, this work studies the effect of cultural influences on identity, expression and representation. It illustrates a narrative of struggle between the global and the local, the self and the other - considering whether to belong or separate.

"The relationship of language and identity is integral to this work, with the use of Arabic script symbolising the Islamic identity. By arranging and rearranging calligraphic characters, the language becomes illegible, and in a sense reinterpreted from its original meaning. They are shapes to be seen and not necessarily read.

"The group identity is one that can nurture a sense of self, but can smother individuality. In order to belong, sometimes we must relinquish our identity. Does our identity come from an internal or an external source? Are you who you make yourself? Or what others make you to be?"



w sperinck 1
w sperinck 2
w sperinck 3
w sperinck 4
w sperinck 5
w sperinck 6
w sperinck 7

Happy Monday! Whether you have a bank holiday or not, we are here to get your week started! Let's get creative!

Contact us

Interactive Design Institute

Stuart House



East Lothian

EH21 7PB

Freephone: 0800 917 1118

International: +44(0) 131 777 9321

London: 0203 056 1098

From Mobile: 03303 320 030

  Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
  ABC Awards
  University of Hertforshire
Reimagine Award 2015
Back To Top