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ASSEMBLAGE

is a time-based, audio-visual exhibition organised by Offgrid and OBJ Studio in Frankfurt, Germany. In collaboration with Studio Lucas Hesse, a moving identity was created for the show held at saasfee Pavillon.

Featuring the works of more than 25 international visual and sonic artists, the works are brought together using Bronze.AI to present the show in an alternative format. (Credits — Motion Design: w/ Lucas Hesse; Sound Design Trailer: Offgrid; Art Direction 3D: Lukas Treibenreif; Photo: Pauline Schey; Film: Nick Bald; Text: Vivien C. Kaempf; Venue: saasfee Pavillon; Artworks featured: Milton Melvin Croissant III, Existential Pleasures)

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Form & Agency

is a solo exhibition by artist Brandon Tay that explores the materiality of the digital. Presented on three stacks — the physical, the virtual, and live simulation components — the visual identity echoes the verticality of the stacks with a custom typeface. Shown in Yeo Workshop, Singapore.

The experimental variable typeface, As above, so below with elongated ascenders and descenders is capable of forming ‘vertical ligatures’, not with lateral letters but across lines of texts through stems of letterforms. This verticality is reflected through the placement of texts on edges of walls in the gallery space; of thresholds between spaces. Vertical ligatures challenging the linearity of languages; of words in lines; of thresholds between symbols and meanings. (Credits — Curator: Rafi Abdullah; Exhibition design: Amirul Nazree, set up w/ Nghia Phung; Website design and build: w/ Bảo Anh Bùi; Exhibition Photography: Jonathan Tan)