REDO

6–8 October 2017
Prishtina, Kosovo
Edition 7

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Speakers



Anna Haas (CH)


Anna Haas is a swiss graphic designer and illustrator. She studied Illustration at HSLU (Lucerne, CH) and Graphic Design at Werkplaats Typorgrafie (Arnhem, NL). Having worked in Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands, in 2011 she chose Zurich to set up her studio. The work of Anna Haas ranges from book design to visual identities, illustrations and poster design in the fields of art, culture and commerce. In 2014 she co-founded (and since then presides) the association Illustratoren Schweiz: provider of the platform www.illustratoren-schweiz.ch, aiming to promote and connect Swiss illustrators. She teaches at Lucerne University of Applied Science and Arts (HSLU) at the department of visual communication. In 2017 she initiated and is running the smartphone app Book Cities, a non-profit index of book stores.
Her work was awarded with the „Swiss Design Award“, the „Grand Prix of the 27th International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno“ (CZK), twice acknowledged by the competition the „Most Beautiful Swiss Books“ and selected by Photo-Eye—Best Photobook.
www.annahaas.ch
www.bookcities.ch

Coline Sunier & Charles Mazé (FR/BE)


Coline Sunier & Charles Maze are Swiss and French graphic and type designers. They have been living and working in Brussels since 2009. They were fellows at the French Academy in Rome—Villa Medici in 2014–2015, and are now graphic designers in residency at CAC Brétigny, in the southern suburbs of Paris. Charles is part of the teaching staff of Atelier National de Recherche Typographique (ANRT) in Nancy. Together with François Aubart, Jérôme Dupeyrat, and Camille Pageard, they cofounded the publishing structure future in 2009.

maze-sunier.cc
f-u-t-u-r-e.org

Metahaven (NL)


Founded by Vinca Kruk and Daniel van der Velden, Metahaven works across art, filmmaking, and graphic design. Recent solo presentations include ‘Information Skies’, Auto Italia, London (2016), ‘The Sprawl’, YCBA, San Francisco (2015), ‘Black Transparency’, Future Gallery, Berlin (2014), and ‘Islands in the Cloud’, MoMA PS1, New York (2013). Recent group exhibitions include ‘Fear & Love’, Design Museum, London (2016), ‘Dream Out Loud’, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (2016), ‘The Eighth Climate (What Does Art Do?)’, the 11th Gwangju Biennale (2016), ‘All of This Belongs to You’, Victoria & Albert Museum, London (2015), ‘Private Settings: Art After the Internet’, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw (2014), and ‘Frozen Lakes’, Artists Space, New York (2013). Recent publications include ‘Black Transparency’ (2015), ‘Can Jokes Bring Down Governments?’ (2013), and ‘Uncorporate Identity’ (2010). Music videos by Metahaven include Home (2014), and Interference (2015), both for musician, composer and artist Holly Herndon, as part of an ongoing collaboration. In 2015 and 2016, Metahaven created its first long documentary, The Sprawl (Propaganda about Propaganda). Its fictional sequel, a short film titled Information Skies, was shot and edited in 2016, and nominated for the IFFR 2017 Tiger Awards and the European Film Awards for Short Film. Its successor, the short fiction film Hometown, was shot in Beirut and Kyiv in 2017.

metahaven.net

Zgjim Elshani (KOS)


Zgjim Elshani is a graphic designer and musician born in Aarau, Switzerland. In the year 2000, at the age of 10, he and his family moved to Kosovo. He graduated from Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam in July 2017. Prior to attending Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Zgjim Elshani studied graphic design at the Academy of Arts in Prishtina. During this time he has also been working for various design studios such as "Trembelat" and "Init". Zgjim Elshani is also the co-founder of Prishtina based collective and internet music label "Angry Youth".

Girls Like Us (BE)


GIRLS LIKE US is an independent magazine turning the spotlight on an international expanding community of women from all genders within arts, culture and activism. Through personal stories, essays and vanguard visuals GIRLS LIKE US unfolds feminist legacies in arts and writing. Mixing politics with pleasure, the magazine is mapping collaborative routes towards a non-patriarchy.

www.glumagazine.com

Jonas Voegeli (CH)


Jonas Voegeli studied visual design at the Zurich University of Design and Art, worked for Müller + Hess in Basel and agencies in London and Manchester. He was co-founder of The Remingtons as well as Hubertus-Design and runs his own studio. He held various lectures in Europe and was Professor of Editorial Design at the ECAL from 2003–2013.
His work has won several awards nationally and internationally. Among them is a gold medal of the competition of the most beautiful books from all over the world and the Swiss Design Award. Consultant and executive, he worked for various magazines, daily newspapers, books and appearances.
Voegeli is the head of Visual Communication at the Zurich University of the Arts.

www.hubertus-design.ch

Žiga Testen (AU/SLO)


Žiga Testen is a Slovenian graphic designer, based in Melbourne, Australia. His design studio works with clients in Australia as well as Europe, with a focus on art and culture. Working in close collaboration with artists, curators and other stakeholders is a priority in the studio's practice. Rather than an aesthetic or style, a context and project-specific solution is sought out for each commission. Teaching, lectures, workshops, self-initiated projects, research and collaborations with other designers and studios are also an essential part of the practice.



REDO — INTERNATIONAL GRAPHIC DESIGN CONFERENCE

We would like to invite you to celebrate the seventh edition of REDO, the annual International Graphic Design Conference in Prishtina, Kosovo. REDO is a three-day event in motion that brings together designers from around the world to create a discourse around the current issues within the practice of graphic design. Through a series of talks, workshops, books, and tours of the city, REDO provides an opportunity for designers to get together in and around the city of Prishtina.

PROGRAM 2017


Friday 6 October / 18:00–20:00

Location: Red Hall
Coline Sunnier & Charles Mazé (FR/BE)
Girls Like Us (BE)

Saturday 7 October / 18:00–20:00

Location: Rilindja
Žiga Testen (AU/SLO)
Metahaven (NL)
Anna Haas (CH)

Sunday 8 October / 18:00–20:00

Location: National Library of Kosovo
Zgjim Elshani (KOS)
Jonas Voegeli (CH)

Events + Parties + Tour


October 5 / 20:00–23:00

Location: Oda Theatre
The Homesick (NL), Pinkmetal (KOS)
Ticket: 3 eur

October 6 / 22:00–2:00

Location: Hamam Jazz Bar
DJ Alush
Ticket: Free

October 7 / 15:00–16:00

Girls Like Us Magazine “Future issue” launch
Location: LambdaLambdaLambda Gallery

October 7 / 21:00–24:00

Location: M Club
Jabolex/The Breze Institute (DE)
Ticket: Free

October 8 / 14:00–16:00

Prishtina Architecture tour with Bekim Leka Ramku
Meeting place: Grand Hotel

TEAM

Program Director: Bardhi Haliti
Coordination: Vigan Hoxha
Board of Organizers: Nita Salihu, Albian Gagica, Arian Rexhepi
Drawings: Samuel Nyholm
Animations: Xavier Lavernhe
Web: Petrit Bytyqi

REDO — International Graphic Design Conference

Shaban Polluzha no. 3
Prishtina 10000
Republic of Kosovo

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TICKETS

€20 for the full conference.

For reservations, send an email to info@redoconf.com with your name and surname.

TRAVEL

From Germany:
Berlin–Pristina
www.easyjet.com

From the Netherlands:
Eindhoven–Skopje
www.wizzair.com

Taxi from Skopje airport to Pristina:
60–70 euros
(best if shared with a few people).
Bus from the Skopje bus station to Pristina: 5 euros.

Options from Amsterdam to Pristina:
www.turkishairlines.com
www.austrian.com
www.adria.si

From France:
www.easyjet.com
www.austrian.com

From Switzerland:
www.easyjet.com
www.swissair.com

From all other places please check:
www.austrian.com
www.turkishairlines.com

ACCOMMODATION

www.whitetreehostel.com
www.hostelhan.com
www.hotelsirius.net
www.airbnb.com

SUPPORTED BY

"Unë e du Kosovën” Foundation
Netherlands Embassy Pristina
US Embassy Pristina
French Embassy Pristina
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport
Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia

PARTNERS

LambdaLambdaLambda
National Library of Kosova
Rilindja

PRINT

ViPrint

MEDIA

KOSOVO 2.0


PARTICIPANTS 2016

ATLAS Studio (CH)
Veronica Ditting (UK/NL)
Maureen Mooren (NL)
NODE (DE/NOR)
Karl Nawrot (FR)
Ian Svenonious (US)
Samuel Nyholm (SWE)
Motto (DE)

PARTICIPANTS 2015

OK–RM (UK)
Jürg Lehni (CH)
Brian Roettinger (US)
Radim Peško (CZ/UK)
David Bennewith (NZ/NL)
Olivier Lebrun (FR)
Studio NOI (CH)
Sezgin Boynik (RKS/FI)
Moniker (NL)
Common Name (US)
De Stihl (FR)
San Seriffe (NL)

PARTICIPANTS 2014

Åbäke (FR)
Julia Born (CH)
Experimental Jetset (NL)
Cornel Windlin (CH)
Helsinki Type Studio (FI)

PARTICIPANTS 2013

Linda van Deursen (NL)
Gregor Huber & Ivan Sterzinger (CH)
Stefan Marx (DE)
Our Polite Society (NL/SE)
Angry Youth (RKS)

PARTICIPANTS 2012

Visar Arifaj (RKS)
Tabi Aziri (MKD)
Ajdin Bašić (SLO)
Agon Çeta (RKS)
Nikola Djurek (CRO)
Aslak Gurholt Rønsen (NOR)
Visar Ulaj (RKS/SE)

PARTICIPANTS 2011

Albian Gagica (RKS)
Fisnik Ismaili (RKS)
Jeton Morina (RKS/AL)
Yll Rugova (RKS)
Kushtrim Xhakli (RKS)
Vasjen Katro (ALB)
Bes Bujupi (UK)
Valon Sopi (RKS)