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Glosses is featured in the Structure Unbound juried exhibition at Wright State University in Dayton, OH (Jan/Feb 2017), and in the Text, Type, Typography juried exhibition at The Marymount University, San Pedro, CA (Nov 2016 – Jan 2017).


My design brief Connecting / Interacting is featured in Taking a Line for a Walk, edited by Nina Paim and Emilia Bergmark, published by Spector Books (Leipzig).


Designing the Emigre Magazine Index: Theory and Practice in an Alternative Research Tool published July 2016 in Design and Culture 8(2).


Letters to X (print installation and digital interface) is part of the traveling exhibition Édition | Forme | Expérimentation, on display at Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO), Gatineau, QC (Feb-March 2016), Toronto Art Book Fair (June 2016), and Montreal, QC (fall 2016). Curated by Collectif Blanc.


2015


Visible Language special issue ‘Critical Making: Design and the Digital Humanities’ 49.3, co-edited with Amy Papaelias, is published in print and online. Coincides with the launch of the journal's new website and open access to its 50-year archive.


hEar Pixels audio project released on 7" Flexi disc vinyl record and as digital download / stream, with DJ hip hop artist Vince Giles.


Letters to X . vol/1 is in the iDMAa iDEAs Breaking Barriers juried exhibition at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.


Presented ‘Jawdropper: A New, Old, Borrowed Typography’ with Aoife Mooney at the Design History Society annual conference. California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA.


Published Letters are Media, Words are Collage: Writing Images through A (Dis)Connected Twenty-Six in Message journal, edition 2 (Message Research Group, Plymouth University, UK). Article focuses on this project.


Collage series WYSi-WE (What you See is What Emerged) in Design Latitudes juried exhibition, May 12 - June 16, 2015, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.


Presented work on Letters to X at the Textual Machines international symposium, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.


Social Disruptions: WYSi-WE, What You See is What Emerged published in Visual Communication journal (may require institutional login to access).


Letters to X . vol/1 is in the international juried exhibition Project Passion, Feb 16 - Mar 4, 2015 at Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN. Received a Best of Show designation.


2014


Guest with Amy Papaelias on Through Process podcast, episode 16: We Are All Digital Humanists.


Emigre Magazine Index featured on the Women of Graphic Design blog.



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