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Mariko Takagi

Having lived and worked as a German-Japanese in Germany, the focus of my artwork was to create books about Japanese culture. My intention was, to make German readers curious about the “strange” and foreign culture and to give them insights into it.

The research in the context of my doctoral thesis at the Braunschweig University of Art in Germany is focused on Japanese typography.

Since I moved to Hong Kong in the year 2010 and teaching as an assistant professor at the Academy of Visual Arts of HKBU, I extended my projects towards Chinese typography. My special interest lies in the area of multilingual typography with a strong focus on Latin, Japanese and Chinese and in the visual translation between cultures.

At HK Between black & white Mariko Takagi will be speaking at:

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