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Felipe Taborda talk at the New School


Felipe Taborda is a Brazilian designer, author and superstar.  He is a graphic designer from Rio de Janeiro. He studied cinema and photography at the London International Film School (England), Communication Arts at the New York Institute of Technology and Graphic Design at the School of Visual Arts (USA). He is professor at UniverCidade/RJ and has had his own office since 1990, working mainly in the cultural, publishing and recording areas. His works appears in the recently released books Graphic Design for the 21st Century – 100 of the World’s Best Graphic Designers, published by Taschen (Germany); and World Graphic Design, published by Merrell Publishers (England).

On Wednesday, February 25th, he’ll be talking about his great new book Latin American Graphic Design.

He’ll also be discussing this workshop that he organized with teens in shanty towns of Rio, Salvador and Recife.

Wednesday, February 25th, 6:30 pm
Parsons, The New School for Design, Wollman Hall
66 West 11th St, 5th Fl (Enter at 66 West 12th St)

Copies of his book will be available.

Tour the New School’s Art Collection!

kara walker



Join the New School Art Curators Silvia Rocciolo and Eric Stark for an enlightening walking tour of the paintings, photographs and sculptures on display throughout our university. Visit and learn about our famous Orozco room, with murals painted by Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco in 1931, and many other important contemporary artists (like Kara Walker and Sol Lewitt) that are part of The New School art collection.

Wednesday, November 14th
From 2:00 to 3:00pm
IEW@newschool.edu to register and for meeting place

(image above of Kara Walker’s installation “Event Horizon” at 55 W. 13th Street)