Between Heritage and Modernity: Technology and Heritage
Mar 19, 2020
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2020-03-19 18:30:002020-03-19 20:30:00America/New_YorkBetween Heritage and Modernity: Technology and HeritageThe Center for Book Arts is hosting a series of 3 seminars d
Center for Book Arts 28 West 27th Street, Third Floor New York NY 10001
The Center for Book Arts is hosting a series of 3 seminars dedicated to Arabic type design and typography, curated by Dr. Nadine Chahine, taking place on March 5, 7, and 19.
The theme of the series revolves around concepts of modernity in Arabic type design, the heritage of Arabic letterforms in the context of current technologies, contemporary Arabic branding design, and the history of Arab graphic design. The series brings together renowned and award winning designers working with Arabic type, both from the US and the Middle East.
The final panel discussion of the 2020 History of Art Series will be on Technology and Heritage. The evening will feature Dave Crossland who will discuss Variable Fonts, and Mamoun Sakkal, who will discuss Calligraphy, Type, Image: A Journey into Arabic Script.
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