In partnership with the RMIT Master of Communication Design program, the National Gallery of Victoria will present two public masterclasses on design and publishing throughout the weekend.
Masterclasses have been generously supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund.
Saturday 30 April, 11am-1pm
Publishing and Design Masterclass – Na Kim
Na Kim is a graphic designer based in Seoul. After studying product design at KAIST and graphic design at Hong-ik University in Korea, she attended Werkplaats Typografie in the Netherlands. She had a design studio in Amsterdam and currently works in Seoul, where she is a member of Table Union and remains involved in the artist-run space Common Center. The focus in her own work and commissioned cultural projects has been on visual language. In addition to numerous other projects, she initiated the publishing effort umool umool and was responsible for the concept and design of GRAPHIC magazine from 2009 to 2012.
Sunday 1 May, 11am-1pm
Publishing and Design Masterclass – James Langdon
James Langdon is an independent graphic designer. He is one of six directors of the artist-run gallery Eastside Projects in Birmingham, UK, and founder of the itinerant School for Design Fiction. In 2012, he received the Inform International Award for Conceptual Design, presented by Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany.