The creative workshop took place on 16th December in Atelier 403 and Atelier 404 in the New Academic Building of the National Academy of Art at 1 Shipka Street in Sofia. It is part of the celebration activities related to the 75th anniversary of the academic degree programme in Poster and Visual Communication, and funded under the Open Competition for Scientific and Artistic-Creative Activities at the National Academy of Art for Year 2022.
Project manager is Prof. Dr. Kristina Borisova-Ilieva.
Calligraphy is a complex concept which has evolved over the years from beautiful handwriting to a way of self-expression of each individual author through the graphic culture of letters.
The event host was Dr. Margarita Doncheva – an artist with numerous achievements both in the field of calligraphy and as a graphic designer and poster artist. She is the winner of many prestigious national and international awards, and also the leader of KalIGRAfia atelier for calligraphy experiements, creative calligraphy workshops in Burgas (Bulgaria), teacher at Dimitar Dobrovich High School of Art in Sliven (Bulgaria), etc.
Margarita Doncheva's assistants in the upcoming event were Valentin Shtinkov and Rami Hamud, Master's degree second-year students in Calligraphy.