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Young Professionals Discussion: Spraycan Calligraphy: Graffiti Art from the Middle East

  • 22 Jan 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Denver Art Museum- Hamilton Building Lower Level, and Rooster & Moon for networking

Join the Denver Art Museum Contemporaries for a brief introduction into the world of Arabic calligraphy, graffiti writing, street art and urban culture.  In addition to featuring Arabic graffiti and street art styles, this presentation also explores the traditional elements, modern approaches, and socio-political and cultural contexts that have shaped Arabic graffiti movements throughout the Middle East. 


This event is being hosted by fellow WorldDenver Young Professional, Safa Samiezade-Yazd.  Following the Lecture, WorldDenver Young Professionals are invited to a networking reception at Rooster & Moon with Safa Samiezade-Yazd.  

Doors Open at DAM: 6:15 pm 

Lecture (DAM): 7:00-8:30 pm

Networking Reception (Rooster & Moon): 9:00- 10:00 pm

Denver Art Museum

Sharp Auditorium 

100 West 14th Ave.

Denver, CO. 80204

Parking garage at 12th and Broadway. 


To learn more about the DAM lecture, click here. 


Rooster & Moon

995 Bannock St #100

Denver CO 80204



DAM is charging: $10 Asian Art Association and DAM Contemporaries members; $12 DAM members, teachers, students; $15 others.



Please RSVP for the lecture with DAM- reservations are required. Be sure to register soon, Space is Limited!


If you plan on coming to the networking reception at Rooster & Moon, we'd love to get your RSVP as well- let us know by emailing Register@WorldDenver.org with an "I'll be there". Thank you!

About Safa Samiezade-Yazd: Safa is the Arts, Music and Culture Editor for Aslan Media, an online youth-driven media source providing alternative coverage of the Middle East and its global diaspora communities, holds a BA from the University of Denver and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Art from Goddard College in Middle Eastern art and culture, relational and community-driven art, and performance and intercultural studies

Interested in becoming a WorldDenver Young Professional Member? Visit our webpage.

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