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2 – 8 October 2017
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PROSTIR LITER | LETTERSPACE FESTIVAL LUTSK 2019

Lutsk Castle, Kafedralna St, 1A, Lutsk, Ukraine
9. – 11. August 2019

“Prostir Liter” is an international festival of calligraphy, font and book.
The basis of the festival is the speeches and presentations of Ukrainian and foreign specialists in typography, design and calligraphy. “Prostir Liter” is aimed at analyzing the creative achievements of the past and searching for a modern style of calligraphy, typography and font design.

Exhibitions of contemporary authors and masters of the past will be the part of the festival. During the event, calligraphic experiments will take place such as jazz-calligraphic impromptu, large canvas paintings and walls, collective work of specialists from different countries.

“Prostir Liter” is designed for a wide audience. It's not only a professional event, there will be a number of different occasions such as live music, reviews, fair with souvenirs from different manufacturers and other.

We are looking forward to meeting you.

Further information

Speakers at LUTSK

Co-Chairman Competition, Vice-President

Edik Ghabuzyan was the initiator and founder of the international type design competition GRANSHAN and now is the co-head of the organizing committee and jury board of the competition. 

Typedesigner and Interpreter

Angela Poghosova is a type designer, an interpreter and a translator who lives and works in Yerevan, Armenia.

Co-Chairman Competition, President

Boris Kochan is Designer & Publicist, Curator & Consultant. He is founder and CEO of KOCHAN & PARTNER, a branding and design agency in Munich and Berlin. For GRANSHAN he is Co-Chairman of the Competition and President of the GRANSHAN Foundation e.V.

Typeface Designer

Aliaksei Koval is founder of Koval Type Foundry & Brands Support. He is designing custom typefaces for branding needs. Aliaksei lives in Belarus.

GRANSHAN Jury 2019: Script expert for Cyrillic Scripts

Tetiana Ivanenko works at the Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts. She researches and publishes on graphic design, visual communications, display and decorative font, sign deviations.

Graphic Designer

Tatsiana Kulazhenko is a member of the Belarusian Union of Designers and an assistant professor of Visual Design and Media program of European Humanities University (Vilnius, Lithuania).

Typeface Designer

Viktor Kharyk is specialized in Cyrillic, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Georgian, Armenian, Arabic, Devanagari, Glagolitic, Syrian and other multilingual fonts.

Calligrapher

Christina Borissova specialized in calligraphy and historical cover.

GRANSHAN Jury 2019: Script expert for Greek Scripts

Type Designer and Head of Creative at Parachute®, an independent type foundry and branding studio. His work has spawned numerous brand-defining typefaces over the past 15 years.

PROSTIR LITER

The festival PROSTIR LITER is aimed at analyzing the creative achievements of the past and finding a modern style of calligraphy, typography and font design.
What will be at the festival?
Not only reports and speeches ...
Part of the festival will be exhibitions of contemporary authors and masters of the past.

During the event, calligraphic experiments will take place: jazz-calligraphic impromptu, paintings of large canvases and walls, collective work of specialists from different countries.
"Prostir Liter" is intended for a wide audience and a variety of events will take place: live music, reviews, fairs with souvenirs, foodcourt, master classes for children.

Who you will meet at the festival?
Font designers, calligraphers, researchers, graphic designers, art directors, creative directors, designers of periodicals, branding specialists ...

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PROGRAM

Three days of fruitful work, studies and entertainment

  • 11:00 — Festival opening
  • 11:30 — Opening of the exhibitions of Granshan and Pangram
  • 12:00 — Master class of Edik Ghabuzyan
  • Lectures:
    18:00 - Kyrylo Tkachev
    18:30 - Andriy Shevchenko
    19:00 - Andriy Konstantinov
    19:40 - Igor Dudnik

 
  • 11:00 — Opening speech

  • 11:30 — Master classes, live music, calligraphy show (Oleksiy Chekal, Riccardo De Franceschi, Olga Protasova, Taras Makar, Sasha Bichenko, "Art and I"studio, Barbara Galinska)

  • 14:30 Break

  • 15:30 — Opening of the GRANSHAN Part of Conference
    15:40 Angela Poghosova (Armenia)
    16:00 Boris Kochan (Germany)
    16:20 Edik Ghabuzyan(Armenia)
    16:50 Viktor Kharyk (Germany)
    17:10 Tetiana Ivanenko (Ukraine)
    17:30 Aleksey Koval (Belarus)
    17:50 Panos Vassiliou (Greece)
    18:10 Verena Gerlach (Germany)
    18.30 Tatsiana Kulazhenko (Lithuania)
    18.50 Christina Borissova (Bulgaria)
    19:00 — Round table (Oleksiy Chekal, KyryloTkachov, Andrij Shevchenko, Tetiana Ivanenko, Aliaksei Koval, Edik Ghabuzyan, Viktor Kharyk, PanosVassiliou)

     

  • 11:00 — Opening speech

  • 11:30 — Master classes, music, calligraphy show (Oleksiy Chekal, Riccardo De Franceschi, Olga Protasova, Taras Makar, Sasha Bichenko, "Art and I" studio, Barbara Galinska)

    Lectures:

    17:00 - Alexander Solon'ko - MADCATS
    17:30 - Natalia Zakashanska - Galagan
    18:00 - Sviatoslav Kononets - Mirrolab
    18:30 - Sergei Rodionov - Sergidyma
    19:30 - Alexander Kolodko - Agenty Zmin
    20:00 - Volodymyr Blazhivsky - Happy
    20:30 - Dmytro Yarynych - Hooga
    21:00 - Closing of the festival

  • Lutsk Castle
    Kafedralna St, 1A,
    Lutsk, Ukraine

  • Festival coordinators:     
    Kyrylo Tkachov (Ukraine)
    Tetiana Ivanenko (Ukraine)
    Edik Ghabuzyan (Armenia)
    Angela Poghosova (Armenia)
    Boris Kochan (Germany)

 

 
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