CONF: Visual Design: The Periodical Page as a Designed Surface, Marburg, 23-25 November, 2017

We’re happy to share this announcement for the international conference “Visual Design: The Periodical Page as a Designed Surface”, hosted by the DFG research unit 2288 “Journalliteratur“

23.-25. November 2017, Philipps-Universität Marburg (Germany)

The conference „Visual design: the periodical page as a designed  surface“ is concerned with the visual design of the Journal, taken to  mean the whole spectrum of periodical print publications, including amongst others newspapers and magazines. Interest is thus focused on the periodical page (or double-page spread) as a visible printed surface on which words and images appear in a designed context. The premise is that the written and pictorial content of the periodical are not realized in abstraction (as disembodied and placeless), but remain tied to the materiality of the periodical, which provides for a
two-dimensional and sequential arrangement of diverse visual elements.

For more information on the conference program, venue, and registration, please see the official conference website.

Click here to download a PDF-version of the program.

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