Image of Rebus - Magda Azab

Rebus - Magda Azab


Signed by the artist and numbered
Printed on 200gsm coated matte
Print comes not framed and packaged in a tube
Size: 297 x 420mm

Rebus is the allusive device that uses pictures to represent words and complex concepts. The word itself is also a metaphor for a situation very difficult to read. This is why the chosen visual language is trying to use universal signs and symbols to represent hope towards Acumuli and Amatrice. The artwork contains the crying eye symbol for the empathy and sadness has immediately overcome us, a candle for the hope and the prayers, the hand for the help to digging and rebuilding and finally the butterfly symbol for rebirth and transformation, for someone that has gone through some difficult times and is ready to face the world again.


Magda Azab is an Italian illustrator currently living in Malta. She studied Visual communication at The University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland in Lugano and after some years spent working for agencies now she works as a freelance with a wide range of project and clients like magazines, newspaper, brands and animation studios. She uses to make colorful illustrations, working with strong shapes and vectorial textures in order to give her distinctive touch. When she's not scribbling, sketching or manipulating anchor points, she’s cooking, reading a book on the beach, or exploring new places with her super dachshund Zaky.

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