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Varietype: Pop-Up Exhibition

  • Date
  • Time
  • Led By Graphic Design Foundations: Typography 2
  • Where Letterform Archive

Varietype presents a collection of type specimens created in spring 2022 by MFA Design students at California College of the Arts. These type specimens are informed by both historical research and personal reflection: each student is tasked with writing an essay that considers historical resources as well as contemporary and personal points of view. By pairing their essay with a short story or text that is not about graphic design, the chosen typeface, or typography, students are asked to make lateral connections that adds to the viewer’s experience. Ultimately these type specimens demonstrate the use of the selected typeface while simultaneously expressing each student’s critical stance.

Organized by Ana Llorente
Exhibition Graphics by Fahmeeta Yahiya

  • Duvalier Hawkins
  • Beth Holzer
  • Sizhe (Cami) Liu
  • Claire Martin
  • Jin Sung (David) Moon
  • Cole Ryder
  • Kennedi Watkins
  • Sophie Wilton
  • Fahmeeta Yahiya
  • Shuhan Zhao

The exhibition will be on view during our gallery open hours,
Wed, Aug 31 – Thu, Sep 22, 2022.

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