First Graphic Design Biennial Germany–China Opens Next Week

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News | Jürgen Siebert | May 4, 2010

Next week, on May 12, 2010, the First Graphic Design Biennial Germany–China will open in Offenbach, Germany. More than 300 contemporary posters and 150 books, as well as numerous animations will be shown in the Am alten Schlachthof exhibition hall.

The best communication designers of China are coming to Germany to attend the opening. Amongst them will be Min Wang, designer of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games graphic identity, and many world famous poster and book designers. Furthermore they will give lectures and presentations at the HfG Offenbach from May 10 to 12. The presenters include Bi Xuefeng (Shenzhen), Chen Shaohua (Shenzhen), Chen Zhengda (Hangzhou), Yang Liu (Berlin), Lü Jingren (Beijing), Sascha Lobe (Stuttgart), Eike König (Berlin), Song Xiewei (Beijing) and Wang Min (Beijing).

Additional information can be found on the official website www.biennale-decn.com

The German version of the poster

The Chinese version of the poster

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4 Comments:

  1. i am not sure if the link “Am alten Schlachthof” is right – that one is not in offenbach!
    cheers

    Posted by fufu on May. 4, 2010
  2. Oops, you are right. That would have been my mistake – I added some extra links to Jürgen’s piece. Corrected.

    Posted by Yves Peters on May. 4, 2010
  3. Am I the only one who thinks this is a stunning poster? The German eagle as a Chinese kite. Wonderful!

    Posted by Yves Peters on May. 6, 2010
  4. This is amazing and the poster is a brilliant use of symbolism merging two cultures. Michele

    Posted by michele on May. 6, 2010

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