On Wednesday 11 May 2022 at the Allard Pierson of the UvA, the conference TypeA’dam will take place, a long afternoon about current type and lettering issues.
TypeA’dam has been organized since 2012 and is held in English. This conference is organised in collaboration with the department Type and Media at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.
Caecilie Weissert | Clément Perret’s “Exercitatio alphabetica” (1569). Aspects of Form and Function
Eyal Holtzman | Kristal in Context
Daniel Markides | Lettering sketchbooks
Coffee + tea break | visit to exhibition “Irma Boom: Book Manifest”
Erik van Blokland | A type for the new Amsterdam University Library
Donald Roos | On TpBarPaco by Martin Lorenz
Petra Dočekalová | Introducing Jaroslav Benda
Prior to TypeAmsterdam, there is the chance to book a tour with Irma Book through her exhibitoin ‘Irma Boom: Book Manifes”. Spots are very limited. The tour takes places from 11.00–12.00 (limited to 15 people). Register here.