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SCOPEPLUS

is an electronic music and art festival with live electronic music, art exhibition, and workshops organised by Mutualism, held in Huddersfield, United Kingdom.

The festival celebrates the ever expanding scope of art and electronic music. The identity of the festival is based on an animated sequence of expanding letters spelling the festival’s name, each letter growing from within, in a loop. (Credits — Website design/coding: Mak Simay; Animation: w/ Gabriel Lim; Sound: Julian Jaschke, Helge Ebinger, Mutualism)

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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.

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)