Wanted: book on Armenian calligraphy
Published: Monday July 09, 2012
Ruben Malayan (born: 1971) is an artist, photographer and art director. He holds degrees from Terlemezian Art College (painting) & from the State Institute of Fine Arts (graphics) in Yerevan, Armenia. Exhibits art locally and abroad.
For past few years Ruben has been working on a book ("The Art of Armenian Calligraphy") which focuses on the evolution of the calligraphic tradition and placing it on a stage upon which it can be studied as an independent art form. It's designed to serve as a source of reference and inspiration to anyone interested in this subject and to illuminate its future by offering inspiring examples of contemporary calligraphic work.
Ruben Malayan is a founder of the "Armenian Genocide in Contemporary Graphic & Art Posters" project which has received wide coverage and acclaim in the international press, with posters published in number of books and magazines worldwide.
Mr. Ruben Malayan
Parbetsi 4, app. 3 Yerevan 0002 Armenia
Mobile: +374 777 26 229
Online portfolio: www.15levels.com/art/armeniancalligraphy/
Title of the proposed book: "The Art of Armenian Calligraphy"
Projected length (pages in print): 220 / over 140 illustrations
Page dimensions: width: 25,5 cm x height: 35 cm
Number of volumes: 1
Number of copies: 500
Quality of paper: matte 150 gram | 30% translucent paper
Binding: Hardcover, silk cloth (red)
Proposed languages: Armenian & English
See promotion video at http://vimeo.com/39112066