Lecture by Jonathan Barnbrook (UK)
March 4, 2014 at 14:00
Lecture Hall of the General Staff Building, the State Hermitage Museum
Dvortsovaya square, 6/8
Jonathan Barnbrook is one of the most well-known graphic designers in Britain. Since 1990 he has worked with a mixture of cultural institutions, museum activist groups and charities as well as completing a steady stream of personal works. He is known for his collaborations with David Bowie and Damien Hirst, and his ubiquitous fonts designs released through Emigre and his company Virusfonts. He has completed identity projects with the Victoria and Albert Museum (London), Mystetskyi Arsenal (Kyiv), Mori Art Museum (Tokyo), Biennale of Sydney and many other museums.His contribution to graphic design was recognised by a major exhibition at the Design Museum, London in 2007. His work is on display in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Jonathan Barnbrook will talk about the recent projects in UK, Japan, Australia and Ukraine.
Lecture is supported by the British Consulate General in St Petersburg as part of the “MuseON: New Trends and Technologies” Forum and is held as part of the program of St. Petersburg Biennale of Museum Design.