Presented by Create, Factory Space and ICAD and supported by Royal Netherlands Embassy and NCAD Gallery

Dates: 26, 27 and 28 May 2009

Lecture, Workshop, Exhibition

In a variety of ways, both practical and philosophical, the events will focus on different aspects of how design can be used to promote cultural diversity and how design can extend beyond local and conventional visual frames of reference. 

26 May Launch of Exhibition – The Work of Reza Abedini
Factory Space, 100 Capel Street, 6.30pm 

Reza Abedini is a prominent Iranian graphic artist and professor of graphic design and visual culture. He is famous for his unique style of working with typography and appropriating Arabic letters. In his work he combines colour and form, line and plane, font and image to form bold designs that are also highly poetic. The exhibition presents a selection of Abedini’s posters, book covers and layouts.

The exhibition of the work of Reza Abedini runs from 25 May – 12 June

27 May Workshop at NCAD Gallery

28 May Lecture, Lava and Reza, Designing for Cultural Diversity

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