Reza Abedini, Iranian designer Won Prince Claus Prize
On Wednesday, 13 December 2006, the Iranian graphic designer Reza Abedini (1967, Iran) will be presented with this year’s Principal Prince Claus Award of €100,000 at the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ in Amsterdam.
Reza Abedini (1967, Iran), Principal Prince Claus Laureate
Reza Abedini is a graphic designer and a professor of graphic design and visual culture at Tehran University. He emphasises the relationship between visual tradition and modern form, encourages research in the long and rich history of Persian art and calligraphy, and nurtures talent in the younger generations.
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