Have You Ever Kissed a Book?
The Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2015 in London

Have You Ever Kissed A Book?, an evening of talks
8 December, 7–9pm
The Library at Istituto Marangoni, 30 Fashion Street, London E1 6PX

Laurent Benner grew up in Switzerland and lives and works in London since 1993. He works as an independent graphic designer and is involved in various music related projects. He is currently a member of the Swiss Federal Design jury.

Roland Brauchli is a graphic designer and artist based in London. He collaborates with artists, writers and publishers on book projects and teaches typography at Ravensbourne.

Jenny Jaskey is director and curator of The Artist’s Institute, New York, where she has worked closely with artists including Pierre Huyghe, Carolee Schneemann, Lucy McKenzie, Haim Steinbach, and Sharon Lockhart. She is coeditor with Christoph Cox and Suhail Malik of Realism Materialism Art (Sternberg, 2015) and editor of The Magazine of the Artist’s Institute.

Christian Marclay was born in California in 1955 and grew up in Geneva. He now lives and works between London and New York. He was awarded the Golden Lion at the 2011 Biennale di Venezia for his video work The Clock.

John Morgan is a designer and founder of John Morgan studio based in London. He is Professur für Entwurf, Typografie, Buchkunst at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf.

Annebella Pollen is Principal Lecturer in the History of Art and Design at the University of Brighton, uk. Her publications include Mass Photography: Collective Histories of Everyday Life (ib Tauris) and Dress History: New Directions in Theory and Practice (Bloomsbury).

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