Join us for a discussion around typography, its experimental nature and the experience of Typographic Singularity 2020 on Friday 26th June 2020 at 4 pm BST on zoom (find the link below). The event will be hosted by Adrian Shaunghnessy with guest speakers Nadine Chahine & Zach Lieberman.
Adrian Shaunghnessy is a self-taught graphic designer and a writer. He used to run the design company Intro and today he runs shaughnessyworks a consultancy combining design and editorial direction. He and Tony Brook from Spin, co-founded, Unit editions, a dynamic publishing venture producing top quality and good value books on graphic design and visual culture. He is also the Consultant Creative Director for Commonland and a Senior Tutor at the Royal College of Art.
Dr. Nadine Chahine is an award winning Lebanese type designer. She has an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, UK, and a PhD from Leiden University, The Netherlands. Nadine’s research focus is on eye movement and legibility studies for the Arabic, Latin, and Chinese scripts. She has numerous awards including two Awards for Excellence in Type Design from the Type Directors Club in New York in 2008 and 2011. Her typefaces include: the best-selling Frutiger Arabic, Neue Helvetica Arabic, Univers Next Arabic, Palatino and Palatino Sans Arabic, and Koufiya.
Zach Lieberman is an artist and educator based in New York City. He helped create the School for Poetic Computation in 2013 with a group of friends after teaching for a decade at Parsons School of Design. Zach is one of the co-founders of openFrameworks, a C++ library for creative coding. His primary focus is around how computation can be used as a medium for poetry. He creates artwork with code and focuses on building experimental drawing and animation tools. He believes in creating interactive environments that invite participants to become performers.
Please click the link below to join the webinar: