Two DMI Lectures Explore Typographic History, October 24, 2012

DMI invites you to a double lecture on October 24: Dynamic Typography and Typeface Design: Early Digital Experiments in Europe by Tarja Nieminen and Air in Mainz: The Moving Type Exhibition at the Gutenberg Museum by Ewa Satalecka.

Tarja Nieminen is an artist and designer living in Helsinki, Finland. Tarja holds an MFA (Master of Fine Arts) in Graphic Design from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki TAIK (1987). She also studied animation film and photography at FAMU (The Academy of Performing Arts) in Prague, Czech Republic. In early 90s, as a Fulbright scholar, she studied computer and video art in addition to her major studies in film at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City. Since 2007, she has been a lecturer of visual communication in the Media Department at the School of Art, Design and Architecture of the Aalto University in Helsinki. Before that, she served ten years as a Head of the Graphic Design Department at the Institute of Design in Lahti University of Applied Sciences in Finland. For the past seventeen years, her practice has included free-lance design work in visual communication as well as fine arts activity in Europe and in the US.

Ewa Satalecka is a designer and educator living in Katowice, Poland. Ewa received an MFA (Master of Fine Arts) from the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow (1984), and a PhD from the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice (2005). She organized numerous exhibitions on typography and information design, as well as numerous international design workshops involving such designers as Wolfgang Weingart, Ed Fella, Bruno Monguzzi, David Skopec, to name a few. She was the co-chair of a series of international design conferences entitled "Agrafa" in Katowice, Poland, in 2007, 2010 and 2012. Her own work includes kinetic typography installations, free-lance graphic design and writing on the topic of communication design. Currently, she is professor at the Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology in Warsaw, Poland.

Dynamic Media Institute, MassArt

October 24, 2012 @ 3:00 p.m.

MassArt Tower Building, Room 312

Free and open to the public.

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