Art news in brief

May 1, 2011 - 0:0

IIDCYA sends illustrations for Slovakian biennial

TEHRAN -- Twenty works by Iranian illustrators have been selected by the Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) to represent Iran in the Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB).
Peyman Rahimizadeh’s “Babel Prince”, Fereshteh Najafi “Princess”, Rashin Kheyrieh’s “If I were the Mayor”, Mahkameh Shabani’s “Journey Through Night”, Atefeh Malakiju’s “Mr. Summer” and some other books are amongst the selected works.
The Biennial of Illustration Bratislava from November 2 to December 26 is one of the oldest international honors for children book illustrators. It is one of the more prestigious children's book awards today, along with Hans Christian Andersen Award.
Iranian artist to deliver speech on typography at Turkish congress
TEHRAN -- Iranian graphic designer Damun Khanjanzadeh will make speech at the congress on typography and calligraphy at Anadolu University, Turkey.
The congress will be held under the title of “Artistic Reflection on Calligraphy and Typography” from May 2 to 20.
Khanjanzadeh will make a speech on the process of designing Persian vijeh font under the title of “Iranian Cleaver”.
He will also hold workshop at the university from May 28 to 30 which will attended by 15 university students..