GD18: Whitecliffe Graphic Design Graduate Show
Opening Night: Friday 16th November 2018, 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Exhibition Opening Hours: Saturday 17th November, 10am – 4pm
Location: Demo Space, 21 Shaddock Street, Eden Terrace, Auckland
GD18 is a graduate exhibition of Graphic Design students from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design. The exhibition takes inspiration from the interface of Adobe Indesign, the exhibition space makes visible the invisible elements integral to the structure of an InDesign document. GD18 is a showcase of projects varying in media as well as lines of enquiry, come along to support and celebrate our graduating designers.
Our exhibition opening night is on Friday the 16th of November, wine, as well as beer from our sponsor Epic beer along with nibbles, will be provided. If you cannot make it on our opening night, feel free to come the following day, GD18 continues on Saturday the 17th of November from 10am-4pm.
Preview of some of the exhibiting students:
Name: Wayne Shih
Project Name: Kiwi / Moa publication
Description: This book documents/compares the history/fate of the Kiwi and the Moa in particular considering the impact of the arrival of humans in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Name: Kayleigh Bartlett
Project Name: Hotline Bling publication
Description: This project is an investigation of the telephone. Through my research my publication developed into an investigation of how we communicate as a society today and how easy it is for us to be in constant contact with one another.
Name: Chelsea Moore
Project Name: Pamela
Description: This publication series focuses on archival processes and memory: it was prompted by the simple relatable action of looking back at old family photographs.
Name: Sydney Plested
Project Name: Privacy is Dead
Description: This speculative project was inspired by Sang Munn’s ZXX typeface, which functioned as a means of accessible and understandable encryption. My typeface has six family fonts that would be coded to constantly shift, in order to frustrate a computer’s ability to register what has been typed.
Name: Nikita Moshev
Project Name: The mental ecology
Description: The mental environment refers to societal influences upon mental health. This segment of work looks at the saturation of imagery in our lives.
Name: Katie Paton
Project Name: Wavelength
Description: This is a book based on the radio. The focus of the work became about “dialogue” and its different forms, for example talk-back radio and Facebook comments. The book also includes a chapter on the VHF radio (mayday) and fictional radio hosts in film/television.
Name: Kay Tasma
Project Name: Various Projects
Description: An indexical selection of recent books, workbooks and notebooks.