David Bennewith

Metahaven @ San Serriffe, Nov 5

4 November 2015

Amsterdam-based strategic design agency Metahaven will launch their new book, Black Transparency with an event hosted at Amsterdam’s San Serriffe on November 5.

The theme of the book continues the agency’s interest in the conflation of aesthetics and politics in a hyper-connected world. Their previous books, Can Jokes Bring Down Goverments? (2013) and Uncorporate Identity (2010), consider the changing nature of visual practice within internet cultures. This book is based on their exhibition, held under the same name, Black Transparency held at Berlin’s Future Gallery in 2014.

Explored in both the book and exhibition is the concern of the way in which information openness is not a uninlinear or undifferentiated proposition. Such ideas will be expanded on in conversation withAmsterdam-based graphic designer and design researcher, David Bennewith, on the night.

See the Facebook event page for details.**

Header image: call.hollyherndon.com. Screen capture courtesy Metahaven.

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