Archive for May, 2014

Prof. Samuel Nyholm

Posted on: May 20th, 2014 by alepheternity

Samuel Nyholm is a Swedish graphic designer and illustrator. Formerly part of the the Swedish graphic design studio Reala. Sometimes works under the alias SANY.

Selection of clients and collaborators include Tate Etc., Cornel Windlin, Kunsthalle St Gallen, Svenska Filminstitutet, Vitra, Dagen Nyheter, Svenska Dagbladet, Die Zeit, der Spiegel and others.

In 2012 he was appointed the Professor of Illustration in HfK, Bremen. He is a frequent guest tutor and critic at various art schools like Gerrit Rietveld Academie and Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam, Werkplaats Typography in Arnhem and ESAD in Strasbourg. Between 2007-2009 teacher in graphic design at ECAL in Lausanne.

Born in Lund, south Sweden, lives in Stockholm and Bremen. Special interests: empiricism, incompleteness, Russel Hoban, Düsseldorf, danish cartoons, Zelda and telephones.

Contact: s.nyholm (at-sign)

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(Photo: Peo Olsson)

Fractal mania

Posted on: May 30th, 2014 by alepheternity

Every day at a few minutes past midnight (local Wisconsin time), a new fractal is automatically posted using a variation of the program included with the book Strange Attractors: Creating Patterns in Chaos byJulien C. Sprott. Please be aware, however, that today’s fractal is from August 1996.

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The A->E website

Posted on: May 27th, 2014 by alepheternity

The from Aleph to Eternity website was completed the 27th of May 2014, by Balkan’s meanest code crunchers: Marijana Radovic and Ivan “idratherdance” Jevic. Since they play with marked cards up their sleeves, you can expect some outrageous updates within shortly.


Posted on: May 27th, 2014 by alepheternity


Prof. Tania Prill

Posted on: May 20th, 2014 by alepheternity

Born in Hamburg, lives and works in Zurich. Studies in Visual Communication at the University of Fine Arts Bremen, Germany and at the School of Art and Design Zurich. 2005 Executive Master: Design | Art + Innovation, School of Art and Design Basel. Together with Alberto Vieceli and Sebastian Cremers runs the “Prill Vieceli Cremers“ design studio in Zurich. Currently teaches at the universities of Lucerne, Berne and Zurich. 2004 Visiting Professor, 2006 Professor of Communication Design at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe. Since 2010 Professor of Typography at the University of the Arts Bremen.


Lectures and workshops at the HEAR, Strasbourg; Ensba Lyon and OTIS MFA, Los Angeles.


Contact: t.prill (at-sign)

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Annika Larsson

Posted on: May 26th, 2014 by alepheternity

Video artist, based in Berlin. Website –> X

Research Centre for Artists’ Publications

Posted on: May 24th, 2014 by alepheternity

Studienzentrum für Künstlerpublikationen, Bremen

With over 40 different archives, bequests, funds, and collections, the Research Centre for Artists’ Publications represents one of the largest and most significant inventories of published artworks in Europe. It counts among the most important institutions worldwide in the field of artists’ publications due to its outstanding inventories, its numerous exhibitions, and its tailored research activities.

Asterisk Summer School

Posted on: May 24th, 2014 by alepheternity

Where does play end and work begin? Why is playing only for kids? Who doesn’t work can’t play?
Mark your calendars: Asterisk Summer School is back with another edition taking place in Tallinn 28.07—06.08. This year we will focus on summer activities, taking a closer look at the relationship between work and play.
Leave your computers at home — it’s summer after all.
The tutors at the summer school are designers and artists Samuel Nyholm (SE), Giacomo Porfiri (IT), Radim Peško (CZ), Åbäke (FR) and summer school organisers Elisabeth Klement & Laura Pappa (EE).
Duration: 28.07—06.08 (10 days)
Place: Outside Tallinn, Estonia

Weekday trivia

Posted on: May 24th, 2014 by alepheternity

Have you ever thought about the name of our weekdays? If you have done that already, did you ask yourself why February is the shortest month?

Dr. Arno Böhler

Posted on: May 26th, 2014 by alepheternity

Filmmaker, Associate Professor at Institut für Philosophie der Universität Wien. Founder of the festival “Philosophy On Stage” (GRENZ_film, wiener kulturwerkstätte). Website –> X