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4–7 September, 2019

Petra Černe Oven

Petra Černe Oven is a designer, researcher, and author of texts on typography, information design, and the theory and history of design. She has received prestigious awards as a freelance designer, and earned a PhD from the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication at the University of Reading (UK). She has organized conferences and workshops and worked with the Brumen Foundation. With Dr. Barbara Predan, she established the book series Zbirka 42. She is the Slovenian representative of ATypI, cofounder of the Institute of Design, and Vice-Dean for International Cooperation at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana.

ATypI Tokyo | Saturday, 7 September, 2019 | 17:00 – 17:45 | Miraikan Hall

News from nowhere or: How I learned to stop worrying about coming from a small European country and started to do research about Jože Brumen, (typo)graphic designer

Keynote | Presented in English

In 1999 dr. Christopher Burke gave an amusing lecture titled “How to be a modernist”. My talk will build an argument to what an extent Jože Brumen (1930-2000), Slovenian architect, sculptor and one of the most influential graphic designers, could...

Presented by Petra Černe Oven