February 20th, 2011
I was blown away a couple of years ago by the work of the super talented Alireza Darvish, and I would like to share it with you; he is in love with books and the way he illustrates with them, makes every bibliophile swoon…
This is his Egyptian version:
I fell in love with Darvish’s “fish-book” below:
I am reading the new translation of Cervantes’ Don Quixote (my first time) so the following image rings closer:
Darvish becomes playful with his “interbooks”,
The problem of too many books and not enough time:
He’s having fun with the reverse situation too:
the one man book:
He uses books as bridges (I love the methaphor…),
Bu I still love Alireza Darvish’s illustrations when he becomes whimsical like in this one where the woman is reading to the mermaids:
I like his animals,
he gets poetic…
Don’t be fooled by the phantasmagorique side of Alireza Darvish, he has a darker side:
and a way darker side:
but he remains delightful and great to discover!
Visit his site here.
Take a look at his fantastic animations here.
In BBC here.