Typofest 2018

On May 26, 2018, at the Drama Theater in Plovdiv, as part of the events of the "Cyrillization" project, is the module from the international forum "Typofest" 2018.

Within the framework of the conference on May 26 at 5:30 pm in the Drama Theater– Plovdiv will be organized a public discussion with free entrance, entitled "Graphic Identity as an Instrument for Communication of Cultural Institutions". The interview will include Ania Światłowska, artistic director at the Warsaw History Museum, who will talk about how she has developed and implemented its new visual identity system. On the Bulgarian side, Punct studio with its work on the new logo of Plovdiv 2019 and Krasen Krastev and his project for the Ethnographic Open-air Museum Etar will be involved.

International conference Typofest 2018

9:00 Registration

10:00 Wonder - making with lettering. Martina Flor
10:20 Aбецедалъ — Meaning, tradition, modernity and the future of Cyrillic type in Russia. Tagir Safaev
10:40 Pause

11:00 Museum & Typeface — Museum of Warsaw makeover story. Ania Światłowska
11:20 Ottoman Naskh typefaces — Origins, development and European counterparts. Onur Yazicigil
11:40 Pause

12:00 Building Blocks — Experiments in letterforms at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design. Clare Skeats
12:20 The new era of traditional sign painting—Making a living by the brush. Jakob Engberg Petersen
12:40 Pause

15:00 Can a typeface die? Martin Majoor, 
15:20 Calligraphic journey from the East to the West through the Middle Ages and the avant-garde. Oleksiy Chekal
15:40 Pause

16:00 Type as Image — The role of typography as a mode of expression within book design. David Pearson
16:20 The Visible Invisibility of Words — How can typeface designers reconcile such inherent contradictions? Jean François Porchez

17:30 Graphic Identity as an Instrument for Communication of Cultural Institutions. Ania Światłowska , Punct Studio and Krasen Krastev 

Registration: www.bit.ly/ tf18registration.

Information about the event at - www.typofest.bg as well as - www.facebook.com/typofest.



General partners

EU Japan Fest

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