An overview of contemporary graphic design
, through a set of creations by singular designers and studios: Ahn Sang Soo, Helmo, Julian House (Warp)...
The catalogue of the Saison Graphique 2013 exhibition inaugurates a work
of reflections which stress the importance of structuring this event by the
written medium, specifying its peculiarities, and extending its echo in a
The diversity of the texts, whether by their content or their tone,
responds to that of the exhibition, in which different structures have been
asked to approach and assist a graphic designer in questioning his/her
practice and disciplin through an exhibiting of his/her work with an
Two curators (Nawal Bakouri and Jean-Michel
Géridan) were in charge of writing respectively on the works of Ahn
Sang Soo and Julian House. Helmo exchanged with Jochen Gerner, and they
contribute by their analysis in placing the contextual aspects of
contemporary graphic creation. Following an interview of the illustrator
Hervé Tullet, Jean-Noël Lafargue questions the functioning and
the interaction modes of childrens' books in the digital era.
For the collective
exhibition Un Imprimeur, the floor was given to graphic designers: the
intimate and committed speech helps us to understand the importance of
design in our society.
Self-standing object, this catalogue intends, together with curatorial
research, to deepen the reflection on the contribution of graphic design to
the world, to our relation to the world.
Published on the occasion of the 5th edition of the eponymous festival in Le Havre (France), from May to June, 2013.
With Ahn Sang Soo, Helmo, Julian House, Damien Poulain, Hervé Tullet, Un imprimeur (Nicolas Bardey, Thomas Huot-Marchand, Fanette Mellier, Vincent Perrottet, Vanina Pinter), Lézard graphique.
Edited by Jean-Michel Géridan and Vanina Pinter.
Contributions by Mariina Bakic, Nawal Bakouri, Pierre-Yves Cachard, Jochen Gerner, Jean-Noël Lafargue, Fanette Mellier, Vincent Perrottet, Thomas Huot-Marchand.
Graphic design: Jean-Michel Géridan and Virgile Laguin.
published in June 2013
14,5 x 20,5 cm (softcover)
112 pages (color ill.)
ISBN : 978-2-9544208-1-3
EAN : 9782954420813
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