Antwerp | 27 May 2016
Born in Antwerp Young Creators :: Jo De Baerdemaeker
‘From sound to glyph: the typographic representation of languages’
In this talk, Jo De Baerdemaeker will present some of the typefaces he designed for national and international design projects. These are, amongst others, the fonts for stad Antwerpen, Flanders Art font family, Elegant Contemporary and Wiels; as well as his non-Latin (Lungta Tibetan, Nirmala Bengali, Sherpa font family, Noto Javanese, and Orkhon Mongolian) fonts for Microsoft, Google/Monotype, New York Times; and other projects.
:: break: showing of rare Tibetan music notation with live Tibetan music performance / Lhenzo + Sherten + Pangkyen Metok
:: interactive interview with Sara De Bondt, which will explore the practice-based research projects of Jo De Baerdemaeker, followed by Q&A session with audience
:: reception with the official exhibition opening
:: live performance of Mongolian music & Khöömii throat singers / / Jamuukh
An exhibition with original silkscreen printed type specimen posters, and photography, from Jo De Baerdemaeker / studio type is shown throughout the evening, and a unique type specimen will be printed in situ, as a keepsake of the evening for each of the attendees.
Born in Antwerp Headquarters
2000 Antwerpen (Belgium)
Friday 27 May 2016 from 19:30 – 23:00