StereoType

Ji Lee, Univers Revolved Font, a 3D Alphabet, 2004

 

ORGANIZERS AND DATES
Boston Society for Architects, BSA Space
November 13, 2014 – May 25, 2015

Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
August 14 – September 16, 2015

Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, at Parsons The New School, New York, NY
September 25 – December 15, 2015

Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN
February 10 – May 13, 2016

DESCRIPTION Historically typography has been designed with two axes in mind, x and y. Today, in contrast, designers are broadening their perceptions about type to accommodate the added dimensions of a digital and experiential world. Recent innovations in type design take principles of animation, interactivity, and kinetic movement and combine them with traditional components of typography, resulting in pioneering explorations in motion typography. It follows that these “live” fonts would embody certain characteristics or cultural styles as they move, transform and react to their environment. This exhibition brings together the work of designers and artists who are leading the way in these experiments with digital type. The exhibition will include work in a variety of media–video, projections, models, drawings, objects, computer animations and interactive installations. Exhibition design by Rice+Lipka Architects, New York.

DESIGNERS Brian Banton, Canada; Jerome Corgier, France; Edhv, The Netherlands; Oded Ezer, Israel; Dominque Falla, Australia; Masahi Kawamura, Japan; Ji Lee, Korea/US; Thomas G. Mason, US; Petra Mrzyk and Jean-Francois Moriceau, France; Evan Roth, France/US; Stefan Sagmeister/Jessica Walsh, US;
Alida Sayer, United Kingdom; Song Hyun Ju, Korea; Dan Tobin Smith, United Kingdom

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