🥂📓 Fantastic news! ‘De Raddraaier’ by Yolanda Entius has won a ‘Best Dutch Book Design’ this year! Designed together with Sandra Kassenaar and photography by Johannes Schwartz 👌✨ Thank you jury members and Stichting Best Verzorgde Boeken and of course Raddraaier SSP printers for their trust and fantastic work to document their incredible story for their 40 years anniversary. And congrats to all the other designers, artists, authors, printers and binders, what a line-up! Check the website of De Best Verzorgde Boeken to see all the selected books of 2019.
We are currently working on the identity of the upcoming Gwangju Biennale in South Korea that will open in September of 2020.
Minds Rising, Spirits Tuning sets out to examine the spectrum of the extended mind through artistic and theoretical means. Directed by Defne Ayas and Natasha Ginwala, the 13th Gwangju Biennale (September 4, 2020–November 29, 2020) will feature a dynamic program encompassing an exhibition, a performance program, an online publishing platform and publications, and a series of public forums bringing together artists, theoretical scientists, and systems thinkers. For more info see here
We are thrilled to announce that the identity design for The Work of Wind Air Land Sea exhibition received a 2019 OAAG Award in Canada. Congratulations to Blackwood Gallery and all the artists involved because the also received an award for the Exhibition of the Year and for the design of the catalogue published by K-Verlag, Berlin. You can check out all the winners here.
💥On Saturday Oct 19th at 1pm the Graduation Show 2019 of the @designacademyeindhoven opens! 🥂 Hope to see some of you there during the @dutchdesignweek Eindhoven.
Curatorial team of GS19: Tamar Shafrir, Colin Keays, Daphna Laurens and Nienke Helder
The Work of WIND: AIR, LAND, SEA is over, but you can still access and check out the complete program at their website. See workofwind.ca. Site development by Studio RGB.
The Work of WIND: AIR, LAND, SEA, 13 site-specific artworks near Lake Ontario, Canada, curated by Christine Shaw, organized by the Blackwood Gallery, curated by Christine Shaw.
Metropolis M Eindexamens 2018. 48 paginas portretten van 40 talenten van 17 kunstacademies in Nederland en België. Gratis bij Metropolis M Nr 4.
How will humanity manage its devastating impact on our planet, in a world in which technology increasingly dominates social and economic relations? This question begs thinkers, scientists, and artists to look into alternative scenarios for our relationship to matter and objects and look beyond the horizon of human presence on earth. See Restless Matter here
Metropolis M No 4, 2018. Cover image by Sigmar Polke.
Graphic design and typography by Studio Remco van Bladel with Maloe Brinkman.
Venice Biennale news! For the the past couple of months we've been working together with Nathaniel Mellors, Erkka Nissinen, curator Xander Karskens and Frame Contemporary Art Finland on the identity and publication for the Finnish pavilion of the 57th La Biennale di Venezia 2017. After the Dutch pavilion in 2015 it's great to collaborate with such amazing artists for this year's edition.
Here's a glimpse of their fantastic project, The Aalto Natives, a multimedia installation comprising video, sculpture and animatronics. The book is almost done, can't wait to see it all come together in Venice. More updates soon!
In the meantime check out this interview with both artists.
Out now! Metropolis M issue no. 2 2017 Lichaam.
With: Seth Price, Kate Cooper, Documenta 14 Athens. Plus a 48p. Venice Biennale special
Design: Beau Bertens, Berit Smit and Remco van Bladel
Just one more week before Contour Biennale 8 opens! 'Hearings: A Reader', edited by Natasha Ginwala, will be available through Sternberg Press soon.
Getting ready for the start of New World Embassy: Rojava inside Oslo City Hall (the hall of the Nobel Peace Price) Part of the Oslo Architecture Triennial. I'm immensely proud of cooperative work with the entire New World Summit team and the final result after weeks of work. Follow the live stream here.
The new website of this years' talent development program is online!
Edited by the one and only Agata Jaworska and Rana Ghavami. And developed by Charlie Berendsen and Joost Cedric De Nooy.
Visit the show during the Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven until next weekend.
Visit the website