Islam Aly

Junctions Series
The Junctions Series draws inspiration from the intricate beauty of Coptic book covers, known
for their ornate designs and rich symbolism. Each book in this series serves as a connection
between the past and present, blending traditional craftsmanship with contemporary
The handmade paper features different colored folios, with each section laser-cut to resemble
the patterns, appearance, and texture of the old Coptic covers. The covers themselves are
hand-carved from camel bone, with intricately carved spaces and cuts that reveal the patterns
inside the book.

#1 Perspectives
2024, Variable Edition of 30.
In Perspectives, the inaugural volume of the Junctions Series, readers are invited to explore a
visual journey through the cover pattern developing inside the book. Inspired by the intricacies
of Coptic book covers, Perspectives is weaving together elements of art, culture, and history to
create a unique visual experience.
3 x 3 x 1 inches., hand carved camel bone covers, laser-cut handmade paper, linen thread,
book board, hand carved camel bone covers, and Coptic binding.