Fog Friend Font: Ways of Doing Multilingual Sense
editorial framework for a unique set of discursively related publications.
It comprises seven titles, conceptualised, developed, and designed in
collaboration with commissioned authors. Among them: Ear, Mind, Eye,
; Music as Seismographic Sound: Tracking Down the Idea of
; Who Invented One and Zero? A Communal
History of Mathematics
; A Written Orality: The Canadian Inuit
and Their Language
; as well as Tulugaq & Further Songs
Each title sheds light on different vital practices and the transformative
developments occurring in the realm of writing and speaking today as
triggered by digital communication. These shifts are part of a cultural
process, which is being shaped by structural multilingualism, a
transformation impacting many parts of the globe. Fog Friend Font:
Ways of Doing Multilingual Sense
can be thought of as a
constellation of voices that paint a semiotic landscape while shaping the
notion of language
“place” of globalisation
The box set contains the following publications:
Music as Seismographic Sound. Tracking
Down the Idea of Cultural Translation
(80 pages, 17 x 24 cm, softcover). Published by Mount
Who Invented One and Zero? A Communal History of Mathematics
by Hinrich Sachs
and Katrine Clante (40 pages, 25,5 x 22,5 cm, hardcover). Published by Humboldt
Tulugaq and Further Songs
with Jaypeetee Arnakak, Jordan Muckpah, Kelly Fraser, and Agaaqtoq (12-inch vinyl with sleeve, 31,3 x 31 cm). Published by Nunavut Arctic College Media and Humboldt Books.
A Mixture of Semantics, Poetry and Marketing. Approaches to the
Typeface Design of Inuktitut Syllabics
by David Bennewith (48 pages, 23,9 x 17 cm, softcover). First published in issue #03 of Bricks from the Kiln
A Written Orality: The Canadian Inuit and Their Language
by Louis-Jacques Dorais (88 pages, 12,6 x 19,8 cm, softcover). Published by Humboldt Books.
Ear, Mind, Eye, Pad
by Hinrich Sachs
(100 pages, 21,5 x 27,9 cm, softcover). Published by Rollo Press.
Inuktitut Essentials: A Phrasebook
(dust jacket, single sheet, 13,9 x 21,5 cm: folded / 55,1 x 21,5 cm: unfolded). Published by Pirurvik.
Limited edition of 150 copies.