VCFA co-chair Ian Lynam recently curated Letterfirm, an exhibition of international expressive typography, featuring some of the most diverse graphic designers and typographic artist in active practice today. The exhibition was held in conjunction with TypeCon 2013. It opened on August 20th at Reading Frenzy.
Participants in Letterfirm included VCFA co-chair Silas Munro, VCFA faculty Geoff Halber’s Everything–Type–Company, VCFA students Aaron Winters and Troy Patterson, VCFA guest critics Mylinh Trieu Nguyen and Chris Ro, along with a veritable litany of influential contemporary graphic designers like:
Sarah Faith Gottesdiener
David Matthew Davis
Published in conjunction with the exhibition was The Letterfirm Reader, a 96-page booklet of recent essays on graphic design, aesthetics, history, and criticism.
All photography by Bitna Chung Photography.