NOTE: This event is now closed
16th March 2011
This symposium will explore the link between the typographer and the writer of words, be their texts literary, commercial, instructional or inspirational; whether they have been produced by a professional writer, graphic auteur or the casual passer-by who has simply given form to his thoughts.
Gregg Bernstein, Georgia State University, USA; Henrik Birkvig, Danish School of Media & Journalism, Denmark; Jessica Glaser, University of Wolverhampton, UK; Borja Goyarrola, Graphic Design Associate, Will Alsop at RMJM, London, UK; Juliette Kristensen, Kingston University, London, UK; Alex Lazarou, Designer, Editor, London UK; Mathieu Lommen, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands; Rachel Marsden, Artist, curator, Stafford, UK; Sarah Maxey, Artist, Wellington, New Zealand; Steven McCarthy, University of Minnesota, USA; Kathryn Moore, Birmingham City University, UK; John Neilson, Letter cutter, Wales; Ben Waddington, Historian, Birmingham UK
Daniel Jasper, University of Minnesota, USA; David Osbaldestin, Birmingham City University, UK; Final Year Undergraduates, Birmingham City University, UK; Tracy Allanson-Smith, University of Derby, UK; John Rooney, University of Salford, UK
Booking for the symposium is now open. Tickets cost £35.00 or £15.00 for full-time students, which includes refreshments and a sandwich lunch. Tickets must be booked in advance of the event.
Download a PDF of the programme and booking form below.