»IAMGOD—AESTHETIC & SEMIOTIC RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT« is a platform and manifest with a critical and bold approach to socio-political and communicative phenomena through the perspective of typedesign, typography or language.
The Documentation »RUFF RAP COLOURS & MERCY« about RUFFMERCY and his video-work for Danny Brown, Run the Jewels, Ab Soul, Flying Lotus or DJ Shadow by the filmmaking trio FFERD uses MGD ORION as titles. Check it out here: https://vimeo.com/245732101

Written Territory

»Written Territory« is a photographical investigation of typography in space. Language and typography has not necessarily a measurable, but surely a palpaple role in our perception of space. Certain typography evokes a certain kind of atmosphere. The neon fonts in an entertainment district provide a…

»Entwerfendes Design nutzt Verunsicherung, um Freiheit zu sichern«, Friedrich von Borries in »Weltentwerfen–Eine politische Designtheorie«

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Cryptolog Typography

»Cryptolog Typography« is a careful selection of typographical illustrations extracted from »Cryptolog: The Journal of Technical Health«, a magazine internally produced by and for employees of the National Security Agency (NSA), the biggest intelligence service of the USA. The magazine was pub…

FROM NOVEMBER 1ST UNTIL JANUARY 31ST OUR WORK »ONE OF YOU« WILL NOT BE EXHIBITED AT »NET ART FOR STORAGE«, A PAVILLON OF »THE WRONG BIENNALE« CURATED BY BEN GROSSER. https://netartforstorage.solutions/

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Schwarze Löcher in der Turing-Galaxis

How did Gutenberg’s invention of typography affect the relation between christian and islamic societies? What are we able to narrate through writing systems, which is not depictable through images? What is lost from Gutenberg to Zuckerberg? Do nation states lose their sovereignty? Do we live in an u…

Mit Isou an der Haltestelle

»It is not possible for us to describe our own archive, since it is from within these rules that we speak.« Foucault, The Archaeology of Knowledge

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Visual Scandal

»Would the viewer be indeed inside a wormhole throat, he would see—while looking straight—his own occiput« In 2015 »Weltformat« initiated a poster competition dedicated to the interesting topic »visual scandal«. A scandal itself refers to a disturbing annoyance and related events or behaviours. A visual sc…