Klasse Digitale Grafik,
502 Bad Gateway — Digitales Ausstellen

18–22 June 2018

From June 18–22, 2018, the Klasse Digitale Grafik from the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg occupies K,. Working at the intersection of graphic design and digital culture, this group will transform the physical and online interfaces of K, into forums for experimenting with aspects of digital exhibition making.

During this period, a set of interdisciplinary projects serve as starting points for considering multiple questions: What tensions emerge in physical exhibition spaces between artworks in and about the internet? Which forms of digital representation, collection, and organization manifest themselves in contemporary display strategies? How can individual practitioners make digital infrastructures visible, and with which current economic and social factors must artists, exhibition makers, and institutions contend?

Every day, a different guest will be invited to discuss these and other questions. The conversations are open to the public. Simultaneously, the website www.k-komma.de will reflect and extend the workshop’s activities as a virtual display.

Guests and Dates:
18 June 18, 6pm !Mediengruppe Bitnik (Artists’ collective)
19 June 18, 6pm Tina Sauerländer (Curator)
20 June 18, 2pm Studio Miessen, Markus Miessen & Zoë Ritts (Architects and authors)
21 June 18, 6pm Lukas Eigler-Harding (Designer and developer)

Christoph Knoth — is professor for Digitale Grafik at the HFBK Hamburg in the department of Graphic Art / Photography / Typography since 2017. In 2012 he was a design researcher at the Jan van Eyck Akademie in Maastricht with his project Computed Type. In the winter semester of 2015/16 Christoph Knoth was guest professor for information design at the Burg Halle. In the following year he was, together with Konrad Renner, a guest researcher at the Bauhaus University in Weimar as a substitute for the professor in typography where they started the project Digital Typography. For the period 2015–2017 he was a fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude.

Konrad Renner — is professor for Digitale Grafik at the HFBK Hamburg in the department of Graphic Art / Photography / Typography since 2017. He also taught as artistic associate for three years in the MA programme for Editorial Design at the University of Art and Design Burg Giebichenstein in Halle from 2012–2015 and was a visiting lecturer at the Berlin University of Arts (UdK). In 2016 he was, together with Christoph Knoth, a guest researcher as a substitute for the professor in typography at the Bauhaus-University in Weimar where they started the project Digital Typography.

K,
Ebersstrasse 3
10827 Berlin, Germany

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