Paul Soulellis
Friday, May 7, 2021, 4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

How can typography resist and loosen power? From stylistic considerations to political activism to issues around legibility, authority, failure, and control, this talk presents an incomplete survey of typography, designers, and practices that agitate and refuse normative definitions of typographic success. Drawing from the past and from contemporary practices, "What is Queer Type?" explores how queer history and queer methodologies manifest in the shaping of written language. "