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Arja Karhumaa

Lehtori

Yhteystiedot

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I am a graphic designer and a text artist, Assistant Professor, and the head of Visual Communication Design MA and BA programmes.

My ongoing practice based doctoral thesis examines the material aspects of language, the situated knowledge of a text designer, and the politics of legibility. The methodical part of the thesis is Epägenesis : Katalogi, a catalogue/publication of visual and conceptual writing.

At the heart of my interests in design practice & research & education is expanding the limits of established graphic and communication design. I search for a space for a contemporary academic and critical practice within that field. I am specifically interested in language and typography, publication as art/design practice, and positioning communication design in relation to new materiality, contemporaneity, public sociology, critical pedagogy, and intersectional feminism.

Palkinnot

Sijoittuminen kilpailussa tai osallistuminen kutsukilpailuun
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Jan 2017

Honorary mention in Art Book category, The Most Beautiful Books in Finland

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta
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Jan 2015

The Poet Debutant of the year: Nuoren Voiman Liitto

Sijoittuminen kilpailussa tai osallistuminen kutsukilpailuun
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Jan 2014

Silver award in Poster design category; Vuoden huiput / Grafia Best Finnish Creative Design

Julkaisut

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Lorem ipsum

Publishing year: 2018
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Accidence (poetry performance)

Publishing year: 2018
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Aksidens

Publishing year: 2018
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Ei kenenkään kirjoitus

Publishing year: 2018 Suo, kuokka ja diversiteetti
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Typocraft Helsinki, Helsinki Design Week

Publishing year: 2017
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The Situation in Helsinki

Publishing year: 2017
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Epägenesis : Katalogi

Publishing year: 2016
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Epägenesis näyttely Suomenlinna, Rantakasarmi

Publishing year: 2016
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Merkillinen Visuaalisen runouden näyttely

Publishing year: 2015
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SPARKS Finnish Visual Poetry

Publishing year: 2015