Type Tuesday: Book Night!

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Type Tuesday: Book Night!

Location

Date

Jun 28 2022 19:00 - 21:30

Description

Type Tuesday: Book Night!

St Bride Foundation, Tuesday 28 June 2022 in the Bridewell Hall 7-9.30pm

Eye’s first ‘Book night!’ brings together designers, art directors, authors, artists and readers with gripping presentations by Giles Dunn, Sonya Dyakova, Hugh Miller and Jim Sutherland, and a panel in which our speakers (plus special

surprise guests), talk about their favourite books. There will be a bar and a chance to buy our latest issue – Eye 103 – along with some bargain back issues of Eye.

Art director Giles Dunn will talk about on the design process and visual strategies behind ERR (below), a photobook by cult musician David Sylvian (see also ‘Time stretched further out’ in Eye 103). Dunn’s studio Punkt specialises in meticulously designed and produced books that feature the work of artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Richard Prince and KAWS.

Hugh Miller is a London based designer and creative director, known as @neue_miller on Instagram. He will be talking about his design and art direction for Gilles Peterson’s Lockdown FM (see ‘Cool lists for dark days’ in Eye 102), a remarkable collaboration (with Straight No Chaser founder Paul Bradshaw and others) that responded to the early days of the pandemic. Hugh will show early sketches and other insights into the process behind this complex publication.

Graphic designer Jim Sutherland will be talking specifically about his ongoing collaboration with artist Marcus Lyon in the ‘Human Atlas’ project, which has so far focused on people in Brazil, Germany, Detroit and Silicon Valley, combining exemplary book production with photography, DNA analysis, geography and music – iDetroit involved Techno pioneer Derrick May and Brian Eno. See Simon Esterson’s profile of Jim Sutherland in Eye 101.

Sonya Dyakova is an art director whose Atelier Dyakova works with a range of international clients, including architecture practices, fashion brands, artists and art galleries. She has designed books for Fondation Cartier, Victoria Miro, Stephen Friedman Gallery and the Judd Foundation. Sonya will talk about some recent publications, including books for artists Paula Rego, Kudzanai-Violet Hwami and Donald Judd.

Book designer David Pearson co-hosts along with Eye editor John Walters

Copies of current and bargain back issues of Eye – will be available for sale in the Farringdon Room next to Bridewell Hall. There will also be a small bar where you can buy beers, wines and soft drinks.
Tickets £12.50, £10 members/concessions, £8 students
All proceeds go to support St Bride Foundation 

Ticket is non-refundable, however you are welcome to offer your ticket to another person. Please contact events@sbf.org.uk to change the name of your booking at least 7 days prior to the event date.

Organiser

Venue

St Bride Foundation St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, EC4Y 8EQ London

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