mia mera sto ictvc

enna ta po tora pou en freska! dioti opos mas analise (me polla boring tropo) enas apo tous omilites tou sinedriou, exoume ke memory problem, anamesa se episis kialla provlimata pou antimetopizoume emeis oi grafistes! me lliga logia mas ipe oti exoume “graphic dementia” = eimaste lligo trelloi. alla okey, ekathisixasen mas tziolas legontas oti “if we can live happily with it, its okey”. ke afta apo ton Karen van der Waarde.

na arxiso omos pou tin arxi. epia simmera se toun to ictvc. exo mixed feelings. tha po etsi kapies skorpies skepseis. o kosmos pou ekame simmera attend to sinedrio itan to polli 50 atomakia. pou toutous tous 50 kamia 10aria prepi na itan oi omolites. so, oi 2 ethouses itan sinexia pretty empty. ego an imoun panepistimio me panepistimiako klado sto graphic design ke ediorganonna toun to sinedrio ke oi fitites mou den erkountan, itan na tous afinna oullous na ksanakatsun to mathima tou typography tze tou xronou. mpori na ida 3 fitites sta lectures. tze itan tze mouxtin gia tzinous.

pou tous 11 omilites pou ida, ekontepsa na rikso ena ipnako stous 5. ishen ke 1/2 atoma pou ida tze oniro. den katigoro tous diorganotes edo, just to make it clear! apla kapia atomakia den mporoun na kamoun parousiasi. o monos kiprios omilitis pou ida kiolas, oute kan ixe optiko iliko. tipote! nada! pittin! pou paeis kirie mou na miliseis se atomakia tou visual kosmou xoris ixnos ikonas. oute kan esikonnen to vlemma tou pou tes kolles tou. whatever.

ke tora oi kales mou entiposeis. oi monoi 3 pou parakolouthisa me full endiaferon eine oi:

Antoine Abi Aad. milise gia ta directions of writing me apithana tests me visuals pos enonnei to arabic me latinikous xaraktires – epidi ston lebano exoun toun to sinithio (pou to exoume ke emeis) na sirnoun gallikes ke anglikes leksies mes tin protasi. pou afto dimiourga provlima, afou ta arabic grafounte apo deksia pros aristera, eno ta anglika apo aristera. ara pos grafeis kimeno? polla oreo speech pragmatika!

O Aristarchos papadaniel, pou tha milouse me tin sofia madouvalou (alla telika afti elipe) – me ena apithano project – to elliniko alfavito se kinoumena sxedia gia ekpedeftikous skopous. ke me poli orea kimena. ke diaskedastikous xaraktires. i axtenisti agelada, o violistis vatraxos etc. mporeite na ta deite ola edo.

 

o allos teeeelios itan o Richard Kegler. pou emilise gia to “new york book arts center” – pou vasika epiasan ena kataengatelimmeno topo ke ekaman toun ton xoro, gemato mixanes palies letterpress. kamnoun tous palioi tipografoi dorees me palia cut fonts. ke eki pan sxolia tze kamnoun workshops ke exoun ke mini shop me posterakia pou tiponoun se toutes tes letterpress ke diafora tetia. o idios poli active tipakos epie ke kato stin palia lefkosia ke ivre kati palious tipografous ke eprospathise na tous psarepsei an exoun palies mixanes, alla tzinoi etzernousan ton fagia (xi xi tipical cypriots i guess).

a ke thelo na kamo ke quote (peripou, oso to thimoume) mian kouventan tou Miljenko Licul apo to speech tis Petra Cenre Oven (pou itan episis oreo speech alla epie llio long) gia tin doulia tou. “Prepi na doulefkoume against visual pollution!”

 

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