Anuradha Kodagoda from Sunday Observer wrote about 30 Days of Akuru project. An emerging trend on social media these days, ‘30 Days of Akuru’, created by Akuru Collective are a bunch of artists who have come together to inspire interest in typography. “The words etched on the surface hold the power to make or break […]
Our friends over at Daily Artra interviewed Chamodi on 30 Days of Akuru projects. The technicalities and semantics that go into handwriting build a platform for more than just the matter of written art. Words are created from letters and letters build from the recesses of an artist’s mind – typography, space where written art […]
30 Days of Akuru kicks off today! #30daysofAkuru first edition, is an open call to visual designers, illustrators, type designers, typographers and anyone who’s interested in explore the endless possibilities and new dimensions of Sinhala letterforms, Sinhala script. We challenge you to create your own new and exciting interpretation of a selected Sinhala letter, one […]
Dilina Amaruwan wrote about Akurucon and the Dutch Typeface Project for Roar Media
Akuru Collective is partnering with ATypI and FARU (Faculty of Architecture Research Unit), University of Moratuwa, to orgnise the first ATypI Working Seminar in Colombo 0n March 23–24 at the University of Moratuwa. Please see the official announcemnet and the ATypI Working Seminar website for more information.
A progressive discussion on local typographic culture, its evolution and impressions on Sri Lankan society held in Colombo: Focus on the significance of the Dutch era press for Sinhala and Tamil letterform evolution: Conceptualised by Akuru Collective and Mooniak and supported by Netherlands’ Embassy and AOD Colombo Contributing a thought-provoking discussion on typography and its […]