Undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by the University iuav of Venice:

Le forme della tipografia.

Storie, processi e linguaggi

 

 

seminario internazionale

lunedė 18 febbraio 2019

Badoer, aula ex Biblioteca

ore 14

 

a cura di

Emanuela Bonini Lessing

e Fiorella Bulegato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Un’iniziativa congiunta nell’ambito del progetto FSE “Processi editoriali e innovazione 4.0. Recuperare valore attraverso la sinergia fra analogico e digitale” – condotto da Universitā Iuav di Venezia e Ca’ Foscari – e il curriculum Scienze del design del Dottorato in architettura, cittā e design.

Lo scopo del seminario č quello di far dialogare metodi e tecniche di ricerca in campo tipografico, in contesti geograficamente diversi ma simili tra di loro per obiettivi.

Dopo una breve apertura sul tema della ricerca FSE, seguiranno gli interventi di Catherine Dixon (Central Saint Martins), Oriol Moret (Universitat de Barcelona) e Priscila Farias (Universidade de São Paulo). Al termine si terrā un confronto sui temi trattati.

 

 

Biografie dei relatori

 

Catherine Dixon teaches typography on the Graphic Communication Design programme at Central Saint Martins (London, UK). She has a particular interest in letterforms, her doctoral thesis focussing on the problems of describing typefaces.

She co-authored with Phil Baines the book Signs: lettering in the environment (Harper, 2003) and contributes to a range of design journals and websites on subjects such as typographic education and fonts.

 

Oriol Moret is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Visual Arts and Design, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Barcelona (Spain).

Specialising in letterpress printing and type measurement, he is the author of three books on the Romain du Roi (Sendemā, 2011–2016). He is curator of the Bauer-Neufville typefoundry archive at the University of Barcelona since 1998.

 

Priscila Farias is an Associate Professor of Design at the University of São Paulo (Brazil), and is currently a visiting research fellow at Iuav.

Her ongoing research projects focus on public lettering and the history of typography in São Paulo city, and Venetian print culture. She is the author of many papers and of various books, including a recent volume on the 'graphic memory' approach to Brazilian design history (Blucher, 2018).