Typography education and specialisation in Latin America

How type design is taught and learned in the region

Tuesday 27 October, 17:20 (40 minutes)

Mr. Jorge de Buen, , Imprimatvr
Mtro. Francisco Calles, Editor, Tiypo
Prof Pablo Augusto Cosgaya, Prof., Universidad de Buenos Aires
Francisco Gálvez, Graphic designer, IPEVE, Diego Portales University

After a many centuries’ delay latinamerican type design exists, and has already its place in the the international scenario. What consequences are perceived in the region? Where do the new latinamerican designers learn? How do their schools work? Which are the foreseeable chances for the profession? We shall hear three speakers representing: 1. Type design diploma, Pontificia Universidad Católica (Santiago, Chile) 2. Type design master, Centro de Estudios Gestalt (Veracruz, México) 3. Type design career, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, Argentina) • Speakers: Francisco Gálvez (1), Francisco Calles (2), Pablo Cosgaya (3) • Moderator: Jorge de Buen Unna (4)