Art practices/Hypergraphy/artists
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List of artists

Hurufiyah
Madiha Omar - precursor of Hurufiyah
The Khartoum School and Hurufiyah
http://www.tate.org.uk/learn/online-resources/glossary/k/khartoum-school

Al Bu’d al Wahad (the One-Dimension Group)
Shakir Hassan al-Said

Various
SHOBHA MENON http://iaf-animamundi.com/files/ShobhaMenon.pdf

Saki Mafundikwa (Zimbabwe) – founder of the School of Vigital Arts - Author of “Afrikan Alphabets: the story of wiritng in Afrika”
Abbas Hashemi http://abbasculpture.co.uk
Ramon Esono http://www.jamonyqueso.info (friend of a friend)

Painters using text/image/calligraphy from Inscribing meaning:
http://africa.si.edu/exhibits/inscribing/index1.html
Nja Mahdaoui born 1937, Tunisia Osman Waqialla born 1925, Sudan Kim Berman born 1960, South Africa Fathi Hassan, born 1957, Egypt (Nubia) Rachid Kora�chi, b. 1947, Algeria Kwesi Owusu-Ankomah born 1956, Ghana Wosene Worke Kosrof, b. 1950, Ethiopia Durant Sihlali, 1935-2004, South Africa Banza Nkulu (b. ca. 1952.) Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu (b. 1947-?)

Painters working with deconstructing calligraphy
Zakaria Rahmani (Tangiers 1938) Jewad Selim (Iraq, 1919-1961) Narollah Afjei (Iran, b1933) Ali Shirazi (Iran b 1959) Naeem Mehmood (gallery 6, Pakistan) Martin Bulinya (Kenya)

Names from book: Contemporatry African Art
Nsukka Group : Nigerian painters deconstructing Uli designs of Igbo and Nsibidi of Yuruban culture
Uche Okeke Obiora Udechukwa Chike Aniakor
Victor Epkuk http://www.vmcaa.nl/vm/video/victorekpuk/

Diaspora
Skunder Boghossian (Ethiopia/US)

AFRI-COBRA (1969)
Achamyeleh Debela (computer hypergraphics) Gebre Kristos Desta
AGIT-Art (Dakar, Senegal group)
Issa Samb El Hadji Sy (also see 90s revival called Set Setal )
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