Glad that I came, not sorry to depart - the book
The comic book with augmented reality, inspired by the powerful poetry of Omar Khayyam.
Written and illustrated by Azam Masoumzadeh.
The book is a combination of comic pages and augmented reality illustrations.
The comic part tells the personal story of artist Azam Masoumzadeh, related to 11th century poet and scientist Omar Khayyam. She illustrates how his poetry guides her in life, is a constant inspiration and shows what a powerful scientist with contemporary ideas Omar Khayyam was.
In the book there are also 10 illustrations with augmented reality , each inspired by a different poem. They come to life when you scan them with the free Artivive-app: invisible, animated layers become visible on your screen and you hear the beautiful poems in Farsi and Dutch in voice over.
Print quality of the book:
- hard cover with textile and gold print
- 170 x 240 mm format (easy to take with you everywhere you go)
- 48 pages in length
- full color print
- 170 grams paper
- perfect bound spine
Expected delivery is end of November 2020.
The book is a publication by Cassette for timescapes and Azam Masoumzadeh.
With the support of Flanders Audiovisual Fund, Flanders Literature and the contributions of a crowdfunding campaign.