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Seventh International Typography Congress slated for Valencia July 1–3

Titled ‘Public Typography,’ the congress will serve as a forum for participation, reflection, and debate on the role of typography in relation to the notion of ‘public.’

Seventh International Typography Congress slated for Valencia July 1–3
The International Typography Congress takes place every two years in the city of Valencia, Spain. Graphic design and typography professionals, researchers, teachers, and students come together to exchange knowledge and passion for the subject.

The event offers a range of activities including conferences, speeches, workshops, and presentations. This latest edition of the conference also includes seminars, enabling those who wish to participate in an open exchange of ideas and viewpoints about typography.
 

Theme: Public Typography

Democracy, participation, and citizenship are implicit to the notion of “public,” whose meaning is often used in a limited way to express ideas surrounding the state. However, its true meaning is much wider. The context of public is of common interest. It is concerned with willingness and sharing opinions, deliberation, discussion, dealing with conflict and living with it; it involves solidarity and that of the common good (that which is beneficial to all).

At the Seventh International Congress we wish to focus on typography in relation to the notion of public because we believe it is important to understand and respond to contemporary society.

Can we speak of a typography that serves the public at large? In what sense can typography contribute to the notion of “public”? Can it cover the needs of certain excluded groups and help to resolve social problems? How can it contribute to making information of public interest more accessible?
 
For more information, please visit http://www.congresotipografia.com.
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