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Advertisement in the Offenburger Tageblatt, 1000 x A0 posters
2011

For an exhibition in Karlsruhe (Germany), I wrote a story in Volapük, a constructed global language invented in that region by Johann Marten Schleyer (in 1879). At the same time, typeface designers Avoid Red Arrows were commissioned to develop a font for Volapük’s specific requirements.

The resulting text piece was exhibited at the ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art as a series of posters. It was also printed in the Offenburger Tageblatt, a newspaper that had been running since 1812, with a circulation extending across Baden-Württemburg, including where Volapük originated and ZKM is located.

Lusag Plana Rigik is about Ernst Haeckel’s relationship to Goethe, written in the style of a legend.

 

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