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April 3, 2014

Graphic Design Lecture Series: Peter Bil'ak

6:30 – 8 pm, Metcalf Auditorium

Born in Czechoslovakia, Peter Bil’ak lives in the Netherlands; worked at Studio Dumbar, before starting a design studio in The Hague, Netherlands, where he works in the field of editorial, graphic and type design, combined with part time teaching at the Royal Academy of Arts in the Hague; in 1999 started Typotheque type foundry, in 2000 founded, edited and designed art & design journal DOT DOT DOT; in 2009 co-founded Indian Type Foundry, now writing for various design related magazines; and collaborating on creation of modern dance performances.

Sponsored by RISD’s Graphic Design Department. Free.

Graphic Design Lecture Series
These lectures, presented by RISD’s Graphic Design Department, serve their mission of guiding students toward engaged, conscientious, and culturally connected learning to become critical makers and critical thinkers in the ever expanding realm of visual communication.

Upcoming lectures:
Critical Encounters: Andrew Blauvelt, Ellen Lupton, Jessica Helfand, and Prem Krishnamurthy
Wednesday, April 16, 6:30 pm
Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum

Armand Mevis
Thursday, April 24, 6:30 pm
Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum