Janis Gildein
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June 2018: Bachelor in Visual Communication / Kunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee
June—September 2019: Node Berlin-Oslo / Internship
September 2020: Master in Type Design / ECAL / Lausanne
2021: Fellow of the Elsa-Neumann-Scholarship / Berlin
Mai—Juli 2022: New York City
currently working* from Berlin

*recently worked with: Marek Polewski (Berliner Philharmoniker, Jorinde Voigt, Galerie Michael Werner), Matthias Hübner (Lonnie van Brummelen & Siebren de Haan, Aedes Architecture Forum Berlin, Brad Downey), Node Berlin-Oslo, Katharina Reinsbach, Rahel Goetsch, Luisa Kleemann, Alina Rentsch, Tabea Marschall, Kathi Käppel





“(a)BCD,” Invitationcard and Typeface (Granjon)




“Drifting Studio Practice,” Publication for Lonnie van Brummelen & Siebren de Haan, published by Hatje Cantz, together with Matthias Hübner



“And yes I said yes I will Yes,” media for an exhibition curated by Luisa Kleemann and Tabea Marschall



Research on Queer Imagery, “Der Kreis,” Switzerland 1943–1967



“Beethoven: Klavierkonzerte 1–5, Sir Simon Rattle, Mitsuko Uchida,” Vinylbox, published by Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings, with and for Marek Polewski



“Frank Peter Zimmermann: Beethoven, Berg, Bartók” Bookled CD Box, published by Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings, with and for Marek Polewski



“What Day is it Today? – Drawings,” Publication for Katharina Reinsbach and Rahel Goetsch



“Markus Lüpertz, Palazzo Loredan” Publication for Galerie Michael Werner, published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther und Franz König, with and for Marek Polewski



“Södertälje Hospital,” Newspaper report for Brad Downey, accompanying his work for Södertälje Hospital, Sweden



Research on digital ornamental typefaces



Proof “takt typeface,” used for example here
(“superposition magazine” designed by Daly & Lyon)




“Bruselles and Tel Aviv,” Leaflet for the exhibition of Irmel Kamp at IKOB, Belgium



Various printed matter for “Bar Sûreté”



“Liebestod,” deufert&plischke, Tanz im August, publication and cover-lettering done at and for Node-Berlin



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