Annette Le Fort

Annette le Fort is an artist and typographer, researching in the field of language, with a focus on the relation between speech and writing, the act of writing, script as a trace of memory, palimpsest and synaesthesia. She explores this mainly through video work, sound projects, photograms and different forms of performative diaries. Handwriting I – IV / Mothers Diaries (2015), Handwritings V / Sevilla Diaries (2015) and Handwritings VI – XIII / Memory Maps (2019) were published by Revolver Publishing Berlin. She is also the editor of a series of magazines revolving around the "materiality" of language, which are based on her project at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht. Parole #1: The Body of the Voice / StimmkörperParole #2: Phonetic Skin / Phonetische Haut and Parole #3: The Hand Writing / Handschrift were published by Salon Verlag, 2009, 2012 and 2017. Since 2009 she is Professor for Book Design at the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel, Germany.
Annette Le Fort - Synästhetische Bilder (DVD)
Errant Bodies - Records (CDs / DVDs)
An exploration of the synesthetic phenomenon, where language and perception interweave in poetical ways.
Annette Le Fort - Phonetic Skin - A Library of Voices (CD)
Errant Bodies - Records (CDs / DVDs)
An acoustic-phonetic approach of book's corporeality in 38 tracks.

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