ICOGRADA ENDORSES GRAFIST 8

07 April 2004
Brussels (Belgium) - Icograda endorses Grafist 8, International Istanbul Graphic Design Week, an education based event organised by Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University (MSGSU).
Brussels (Belgium) - Grafist 8, International Istanbul Graphic Design Week, has received Icograda's endorsement.* Grafist is an education based event organised by Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University (MSGSU), Faculty of Fine Arts (GSF) Graphic Design Department since 1997. This year's event will be held 3-7 May 2004 at the MSGSU in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants will attend workshops, lectures, exhibitions, student and teacher exchanges and special events. Grafist is a meeting point for internationally well known designers and educators with students and graphic design professionals from various countries.

In the Student Workshop (3-6 May) workshop leaders will work with six groups of up to 20 students from different countries and design schools. During the first three days, students will work according to the assignment given by the workshop leader. On the fourth day, students will present their works (in English) during a day long public discussion. During the International Graphic Design Seminar on 7 May, speakers will give lectures to an expected audience of 400 students, educators and design professionals from around the world. Grafist 8 workshops and seminars are free of charge, but registration is necessary.

In the last 7 years, International Istanbul Graphic Design Week had hosted guests from Holland, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macedonia, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, Uruguay and USA.



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*Icograda endorsement is a guarantee that the design event complies with approved international guidelines.