This is on the Grid
A series of public events accompanying the exhibition Off the Grid, organised by the staff and teachers of Graphic Design at KASK – School of Arts Gent.
Prominent graphic designers, scholars and writers come together to discuss the life and work of some of the designers exhibited in Off the Grid. The event will culminate with a roundtable discussion about some of the legacies of post-war Belgian graphic design.
Jan Ceuleers studied philosophy and was active for 30 years as an antiquarian, specialising in avant-garde. Also curator and author. He will talk about the collaborations of architect Constantin Brodzki and Marcel Broodthaers with Corneille Hannoset.
Jean-Michel Meyers is a graphic designer based in Antwerp, and archivist of the Fonds Lucien De Roeck. He will share details about the life and work of his grandfather, Lucien De Roeck, during the 1960s and 1970s.
Hilde Pauwels studied philosophy and is a translator and teacher. From 1975 she was the partner and occasional collaborator of Jean-Jacques Stiefenhofer (1943-2013), whose work she will discuss.
Hugo Puttaert is a graphic designer, teacher and editor. He will chair the concluding panel discussion on design legacies.