Jyotika Sehgal

to reach you, I dream

um dich zu erreichen, träume ich

trans-lingual-visual explorations based on Mirza Ghalib’s Ghazals

Motivated by the Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib, National Award winner, painter Jyotika Sehgal presents a lingual to a 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. 

This Book possesses Urdu Ghazals in calligraphy and is translated into the German language.