All Possible Futures, a group exhibition featuring work by many Dutch graphic designers, concludes with a reception and catalog launch event on February 12, from 6:30-8:30 pm.
From January 14 until February 13, 2014, SOMArts in San Francisco has presented “All Possible Futures,” a group exhibition featuring work by many Dutch graphic designers. Curated by Jon Sueda and featuring 37 projects by Bay Area and international artists, All Possible Futures is the first of three SOMArts Commons Curatorial Residency exhibitions in 2014. The group exhibition has explored the potential of graphic design and celebrates a questioning of boundaries regarding concepts, processes, technologies, and form. Contemporary speculative pieces take the form of both physical objects and restaged installations.
Participating graphic designers include: Åbäke; Bob Aufuldish; Ludovic Balland; Rachel Berger; Peter Bil’ak; Catalogtree; Dexter Sinister; Daniel Eatock; Jaan Evart, Julian Hagen, and Daniël Maarleveld; Experimental Jetset; Ed Fella; General Working Group; Hansje van Halem; David Karwan; Mr. Keedy; Na Kim; Jürg Lehni; Willem Henri Lucas; LUST; MacFadden and Thorpe; Karel Martens; Jeremy Mende and Bill Hsu; Metahaven; Mevis & van Deursen; Moniker; Lesley Moore; Karl Nawrot & Walter Warton; Radim Peško; Practise; Project Projects; PSY/OPS; ResearchCenteredDesign; Joel Stillman; Sulki and Min; Martin Venezky’s Appetite Engineers; Volume Inc.; and Zak Group.
During the closing reception, a conversation will take place with Jon Sueda, the exhibition’s curator, and writers Rachel Berger and Emily McVarish. The catalog, published by Bedford Press (Architectural Association, London), features texts by Rachel Berger, Max Bruinsma, Emmet Byrne, Catherine de Smet, Jon Sueda and Emily McVarish.