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Type + Code with Yeohyun Ahn | CrossPlatform
Type + Code
Assistant Professor Yeohyun Ahn
Graphic Design Educator + Researcher
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Thursday, April 22, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Professor Yeohyun Ahn is an assistant professor of graphic design and interaction design at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is a designer, educator, and researcher, integrating creative coding, digital fabrication, and physical interaction into spatial typography and graphic design. Her interdisciplinary typography project, TYPE + CODE Series, has featured through Washington Post, PRINT, New York Times Magazine, Letter Arts Review, Creator’s Project, Designboom.com, etc. It has published in the books, Graphic Design: the Basics, Type on Screen, and Data-Driven Graphic Design, and invited to present research papers at Leonardo, EVA London, and IEEE VIS Arts. She has presented at ISEA, AIGA, SEGD, Alicante Design Education Forum in Spain, TypeCon, etc. Her new project, Social Homelessness on U.S. Campuses, is a multidisciplinary art and design project to bring awareness of Asian female faculty in America. Having immigrated as a designer in America brings her to be aware of social inequity, discrimination, and marginality. She currently explores generative self-portrait photographs for social homelessness being isolated and marginalized in professional areas of American society. She has presented through SIGGRAPH, ISEA, ARTECH, IEEE GEM, etc. Yeohyun received a Graduate Fellowship from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2009, and was a freelance graphic artist for the New York Times Magazine.
Professor Yeohyun Ahn was the design juror for the 2021 Student Annual. She will be conducting the Floral Typography Workshop for Digital Media Design 3, and portfolio review for senior graphic design students.
Learn more about Professor Yeohyun Ahn’s work on her website at www.yeohyunahn.com.
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