Arabic Graphics: The work of Tarek Atrissi in Exhibition
May 7, 2008 - August 31, 2008 . Opening May 2, 2008 at 20:30.
Closed from June 30 - July 15 2008
Stichting DeLevante, Amsterdam.
The Graphic and Typographic Design work of Lebanese-Dutch designer Tarek Atrissi will be exhibited at the De Levante Foundation in Amsterdam- the leading institute for Oriental Culture and Arts in the Netherlands- from May 2nd 2008 until the 31st of August 2008.
The Exhibition will feature a varied selection of Tarek Atrissi's work developed over the last ten years in Lebanon, New York, Dubai, Qatar and The Netherlands- for commercial and non-commercial projects & commissions around the world. The Graphic Design work displayed will include Posters, Visual Identities, Typographic and Calligraphic Work as well as interactive design work; a selection of work which is often distinguished by a strong cross cultural flavor and often described as a modern Arabic Graphic Design Language.
Beirut Born Tarek Atrissi is one of the best recognized Arab Designers in the World and is the recipient of several international prestigious design awards. His Work is Precise, elegant and often typographically driven, and has played a visible role in cultural image-making; Particularly across the Arab world and in Holland- where he runs his Design Studio (www.atrissi.com).
The last few years in Holland have witnessed a great interest in cross cultural design work which became a reflection of the ever changing multi-cultural society of the Netherlands; and which is considered by many to be the new cosmopolitan face of Dutch Design.
More info on the exhibition is to be found on the website of Platform De Levante (www.delevante.org).