Reza Abedini (b. 1967, Tehran) studied graphic design at the School of Fine Arts in Tehran, followed by a degree in painting from the Art University of Tehran. He is the founder of Reza Abedini Studio in Tehran, and orien+atiolab Amsterdam. He established the publication and collective, Dabireh, which opened new horizons as a research center on Persian typography and its relationship with the traditional Iranian culture. His research seeks to outgrow the inadequacies for perso-arabic script of the graphic design rules derived from Latin alphabet. He carried his research through a professional career accomplished both in Iran and at an international level as an artist, graphic designer, professor, editor and visual art critic. He participated in exhibitions worldwide (Bibliothèque Nationale de France, La Louvière in Belgium, the Hong Kong Poster Triennial, and elsewhere), and teaches graphic design at the American University of Beirut.
Quarantined in Beirut; for Cities Under Quarantine – The Mailbox Project