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03 other in(ter)ventions

an international typography symposium, Wellington, NZ

typ gr ph c
a series of compact workshops, Karekare, NZ


Shanghai Art and Design Exhibition, 2017, CHINA

Labour of Love
another word-play poster, 2018, NZ

W in black
drawings in progress, 2017, NZ/FR

A whakapapa, two lines of women, an installation drawing
All Lines Converge, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, 2016, NZ

Installation with mirror and line
transitionalfieldwork, an exhibition, 2016, NZ

only U know ...
collaboration, Lela Jacobs AW17 Auckland, and SS17 Paris collection, NZ + FR

installation, Typojanchi 2015, 4th International Typography Biennale, Seoul, KR

The Alphabet
front page takeover of the Sentinel & Enterprise newspaper for 26 days, Fitchburg, USA

The Brexit Series
a word-play poster series in response to Brexit

Raising the Flag
contemplative, suggestive — design unravelled, NZ

The Tuwhare Poster Project
fund-raiser for the Hone Tuwhare Trust Writers Residency, NZ

memento :: motif
Proyecto de Arte Contemporáneo Alzheimer, Valparaíso, Chile

The Phone Book
a maquette, for the Club de Conversation project

Club de Conversation at S/F with Dino Chai, Auckland, NZ

Club de Conversation: Keyhole Series and Dials
rug series, Dilana Workshop, NZ

Sound Tracks
installation, The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, NZ

The Jets
short film, Paris, France

Protest Vessel 1/2 PRICE
a collaboration with ceramic artist Raewyn Atkinson, NZ

Work/Space, 2017

Shanghai Art and Design Exhibition, Liu Haisu Art Museum, 3 – 13 Dec 2017

Curated by Rong Chen (Associate Professor of Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, a leading Chineses type and graphic designer, curator) and Yibing Xu (Associate Professor of Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, a leading motion graphic designer, and design curator), the Shanghai Art & Design Exhibition 2017 is a festival-based exhibition supported by Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, University of the Arts London, Musashino Art University, Prohelvetia, and D&AD Awards.

Exhibitions included Global Visual Art & Design 15 (which I was part of), Mitsuo Katsui’s Visual Arts, Moving Poster Design & Arts, D&AD Best Work of 2017, Design Forum & Speech, and Design Retrospective Show of Shanghai Institute of Visual Art.

The exhibition was open to the public at Liu Haisu Art Museum, one of the leading art museums and multi-functional institutions in Shanghai.


Committee of Shanghai Art & Design Exhibition; Shanghai Institute of Visual Art; Liu Haisu Art Museum

Members of Committee:
Tong ZHANG, Gang ZHU, Ping YE, Naishu SUN, Xijia FAN,
Rong CHEN, Yibin XU, Shaojun ZHANG

Academic Adviser:
Mitsuo Katsui (Japan), David Robert (UK), Ming WANG,
Xiangyang LI, Jieming HU

Curatorial Team:
Curators: Yibing XU, Rong CHENG
Secretariat: Jing AI, Yiliao ZOU, Feng DING, Peng SUN
Guidance: Shanghai Creative Design Professional Association
Organizer: Visual and Information Design Department, Shanghai Institute of Visual Art

Supporters: Pro Helvetia; Seoul Institute of The Arts; Musashino Art University; Chelsea College of Arts; University of the Arts London Design School; Southeast University; School of Art and Design, Shanghai Institute of Technology; D&AD Global Association for Creative Advertising & Design Awards

Visual Design: UXU/DESIGN

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