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
to reach you, I dream
um dich zu erreichen, träume ich
German translation / Übersetzung Tatjana Krzemien
Paintings by Jyotika Sehgal
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)