The line-up of speakers consists of a fine selection of specially invited guests, and the GRANSHAN competition Script Chairs of the 12th GRANSHAN Type Design Competition 2021/2022.
All but two speakers will be speaking live on stage in Munich.
1. Day Conference — TypeTechMeetUp
Friday 20 May 2022, Literaturhaus in Munich
On Friday, the 2nd edition of our TypeTech MeetUp (TTM) will again discuss and document the current state of font technology, and be a platform for the exchange of best practices and innovative developments. TTM sessions advance the state of the art and promote the integration of font technologies into the future of digital communication. The MeetUp will explore topics such as the power of variable and colour fonts, blockchain technology, web typography in multiscript domains, legibility & technology and more.
Nastaʿlīq typography on the web, one glitch at a time.
I don't know what I'm doing.
Legibility in Black and White – Visual Performance-guided Font design
In Between Hangul and Latin
Chang Sik Kim
Type & Image: Typographic Odyssey
From exotic to non-Latin to where? Abeera Kamran, Eleni Beveratou, Chorong Kim, Mariko Takagi, Aadarsh Rajan, Liana Shushanyan (moderated by Gerry Leonidas)
Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer
Myths of Web Typography
2. Day Conference & Ceremony
Saturday 21 May 2022, Literaturhaus in Munich
On Saturday, our venue Literaturhaus will become a lab for future forms of international and intercultural communication & collaboration. A place where we examine script and typography as an essential basis for international exchange as well as a force for identification. Only those who are visible and recognizable can enter into an open dialogue. Thematic sessions touch on topics such as multiscript design, endangered scripts/alphabets, and type as a cultural asset and identification anchor.
The Art of Writing: Design and Letter culture in the Context of Revolution & War
The Politics of Arabic Typography
Global type, global challenges
Peter Bil'ak & Kevin King
Typotheque Syllabics Project
Hebrew Wood Type at the Cary Collection
Development of the signs of the Ukrainian alphabet in the context of international competitions
The peculiarities of Armenian letter forms
Gender is a verb
Font design that creates social values
Ceremony: Grand Price
Conference get together
Subject to change without notice.
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