to reach you, I dream

Motivated by the Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib, National Award winner and painter Jyotika Sehgal presents the lingual to visual translation process.

While writing and creating works in the translucent medium of Egg-Tempera from his Ghazals, she imagined him as herself, a painter, and saw herself coming closer to become a poet.

The book presents the wonderful classic poetry of Mirza Ghalib and beautiful paintings by Jyotika Sehgal in a unique dialogue.

Interview with the author in Lecti Magazine

Jyotika Sehgal

to reach you, I dream

um dich zu erreichen, träume ich

German translation / Übersetzung Tatjana Krzemien

Paintings by Jyotika Sehgal

Trilingual Urdu-English-German

loom-mool series, editors Johanna Domokos & Sabira Ståhlberg

Lecti Book Studio 2018

ISBN 978-619-192-253-6 (Paper / Papier)

ISBN 978-619-192-254-3 (PDF)