9883.53KM

12 March 2008
Toronto (Canada) - An exhibition and workshop by Majid Abbasi. "9883.53km" showcases a retrospective of book covers and posters designed by Majid Abbasi from 2000 to present.
Toronto (Canada) - An exhibition and workshop by Majid Abbasi.

14-28 March 2008
TEL Building, Room 4023
Department of Design, York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
Phone: +1 (416) 736 58 85

"9883.53km" showcases a retrospective of book covers and posters designed by Majid Abbasi from 2000 to present. Majid Abbasi, Iranian graphic designer and typographer, is best known for his production of book covers and cultural posters. He is a design educator and a co-founder of DidGraphic Studio in Tehran.  This exhibition illustrates the colorful and engaging design career of this contemporary graphic designer and typographer.

Majid will hold a workshop at the Department of Visual Communication of York University. The workshop, "Posters for Music", will be based on the theme of visualizing the musical masterpieces.

Both "9883.53km" and "Iranian Typography, 50 Year of Calligraphy and Typography in Iranian Graphic Design" (which was previously shown at the Basel School of Design FHNW/HGK) will be exhibited at York University 14 -28 March 2008.

A series of lectures will be given by Michael Renner (Head of the Basel School of Design), Gregory Vines (Tutor of the Basel School of Design), Majid Abbasi (Creative Director and Educator), Behrouz Hariri (Student of York University), and Kambiz Shafei (Student of the Basel School of Design). These lectures will offer a diverse array of perspectives on Iranian graphic design and typography to the audience at the York University, Toronto.



For more information, please contact:

Majid Abbasi
Creative Director

Did Graphics Inc.
10 Palizi Avenue
Tehran 1557974611-Iran.
T: +98 (21) 88 75 02 17
F: +98 (21) 88 75 02 82
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