MOHAMED OUJDDI: CALLIGRAPHY IS EXISTENCE 

Documentary Short

Rabat, Morocco | 2017

Role: Interviewer, Cinematographer, Editor

Mohamed Oujddi, 35, is a local calligraphy artist based in Rabat, Morocco. Oujddi became a calligrapher to help his eight brothers through school. Today, Oujddi teaches calligraphy to non-Arabic speaking students and completes designs for clientele and the royal palace. "Calligraphy is existence, because if you give more, if you create more, that means that you are," Oujddi says. Oujddi shares that he is still learning about calligraphy and hopes that one day, the state will support this noble art.