Johanna Hammer is a graphic designer and researcher from Vienna, who examines and questions norms, tools, as well as channels used for communication today. After graduating from The Royal Academy of Art in The Hague in 2018, she was involved in the film production Inland (Best Austrian Documentary Film 2020). In 2020, she graduated from Central Saint Martins with Schemata — a variable display typeface that stands in direct dialogue with the reader using a facial recognition device. She is co-founder of London-based Studio Basic.

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Subverting the relationship between type designer and reader through the lens of variable type. This workshop will introduce the tool of variable type design and examine letterforms and shapes in motion.