Puzzovio, Carolyn (2006) The remarkable legacy of Mashtots. In: Exhibition of art and design inspired by the Armenian alphabet, Guild Hall of the Diocese of the Armenian Church, New York City, 30 Oct - 2 Nov 2006, New York, NY.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Other)|
|Divisions:||College of Arts > Lincoln School of Art & Design|
|Abstract:||This solo exhibition/event was held at St. Vartan’s Cathedral Diocesian Hall, Manhattan, (An important place of worship and cultural centre for the Armenian diaspora in the USA.), by invitation from his Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Aram Arkun, Co-ordinator, Krikor & Clara Zohrab Information Center, Armenian Church of America (Eastern). The exhibition comprised 17 A1 size works, 11 previously exhibited, together with 6 new pieces entitled ‘Fragments’ which extend the investigation to include experiments – no longer monochrome – using collage, textile and paper and incorporate elements based on an Armenian type designer, Edik Ghabuzian*. Carolyn Puzzovio gave a public lecture presentation and other speakers were Dr. Abraham Terian, Professor of Armenian Patristic and Academic Dean at St. Nersess Armenian Seminary in New Rochelle, New York, and editor of the St. Nersess Theological Review and Peter Bain, type designer of ‘Incipit’, New York. This was followed by a audience –interactive panel discussion. Digest of evidence: exhibition photographs; printed publicity; article in ‘Ararat’ magazine, USA; US newspaper Articles: ‘At Diocese, Panel looks at Armenian Letters from a Design Perspective’ – Armenian Reporter 18/11/06; ‘Diocese Hosts Three Experts on Design of Armenian Alphabet’ – Armenian Mirror-Spectator 25/11/07; websites. *Puzzovio is now collaborating with Edik Ghabuzyan, Head of ‘Saving and Creating Armenian Fonts’/National Book Chamber of Armenia acting as an advisor in developing fonts. She was invited by Armen Grigoryan, Executive Secretary: Information Technologies Development Support Council, to give a paper at the conference: ‘The importance of Armenian fonts input and their copyright maintenance for the further development of IT sector’ (sic) arranged by Microsoft /Armenian Govt.,11 July 2007. It was featured on Armenian news channels and reported on in 3 newspapers. Extracts from this conference paper ‘Armenian Font Matters’ were translated and reviewed in the Armenian national newspaper ‘Hayastany Hanrapetutiun Daily’.|
|Date Deposited:||30 Aug 2007|
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