khatt kufi & kaffiya
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Khatt and Mediamatic will host a full day of lectures, presentations and celebration of new Arabic cultural expression, at the theater van 't woord in the central public library of Amsterdam.
The day events will include:
—the one-day symposium
—the launch of 5 new Arabic typefaces
—the Typographic Matchmaking book
—this international online community, the Khatt Network for Arabic Typography
—the El-Hema Exhibition
—the El-Hema design competition
The aim of this symposium is to discuss the positive role of design and typography in Arabic youth culture, how it can generate positive perceptions and productive collaborations that bridge the gap between Eastern and Western cultures.More