bio

Loraine Furter is a graphic designer and researcher based in Brussels since 2007, specialized in editorial design, hybrid publishing and intersectional xfeminism. She designs and edits paper publications as well as web and digital ones, and is particularly interested in the interaction between these media. Read me →

contact

info[at]lorainefurter.net

selected works

Mothers & Daughters — a lesbian bar

Webdesign based on the beautiful identity by Sara Kaamanwww.mothersanddaughters.be

Speaking Volumes Fikra Biennial

Speaking Volumes installation at the non-binary department of Fikra Graphic Design Biennial, with artworks by Laurie Charles and a designed translation by Naz Naddaf, 9-30 November 2018. A feminist proposition about underrepresented publishing practices in history, with a focus on the relation with space --- the spaces that the book offers, the spacial conditions necessary to make books, the alternative spaces. Invited by Corinne Gisel and Nina Paim (common-interest)

illustrations

Various illustrations, 2017-2018.

Bye-bye binary — gender fluid typographic research

Part of the research group Bye-bye binary working on gender fluid typography. genderfluid.space

Copy This Book

Book design and editing for Eric Schrijver’s book, October 2018.

Read/edit/talk/history

Read/edit/talk/history installation with Just for the record at the Abattoirs de Bomel Arts Center, Namur, June 2018.

Classement Diagonal

Book design for/with artist Bruno Goosse’s book Classement Diagonal, September 2018.

The Act of Building

Design of the publication The Act of Building, by BC architects, edited by Pauline Lefebvre, May 2018.

Brussels Almanach Lesbian (♥) publication

Design of the publication Brussels Almanach Lesbian (♥), with Roxanne Maillet + design & programming of the website, May-June 2018.

Symposium Adornment and Gender

Presentation with Sarah Magnan in the symposium Adornment and Gender in Praksis, Oslo, May 2018.

Speaking Volumes cneai

Speaking Volumes, installation and event, with readings by Vanina Géré and Clara Pacotte, Josèfa N'tjam and Esmé Planchon, cneai, Paris, March-April 2018.

Conférence Centre Pompidou

Presentation at the Centre Pompidou, with Sarah Magnan and Hélène Mourrier, invited by Tiphaine Kazi-Tani, cycle Design Marabout, Paris, October 2017.

Feminist flag

Flag for the Fig. graphic design festival in Liège, February 2018. “Fig Fierce Feminist·e Flag” fait partie d’une tactique d’infiltration féministe joyeuse visant à profiter de chaque opportunité d’expression publique (conférences, expositions, workshops, publications…) pour exprimer des questions politiques liées au genre.

Speaking Volumes — research

Research project Speaking Volumes on art, activism and feminist publishing, since Summer 2017-ongoing.

Deconstruction — web to print

Graphic design for the conference Deconstruction, an international symposium on off-site seuse in architecture at TU Delft, in collaboration with Het Nieuwe Instituut. Website, booklet and poster, designed with web open source tools (HTML, CSS, JS), at the core of which is the idea of re-use, modification and re-distribution, March 2017.

Design research

Design and curating of the platform design-research.be.

Public Domain design workshop

Public Domain design workshop with Ellen Lupton’s students at MICA Baltimore. In collaboration with Eric Schrijver. (website)

HPG

Graphic design & programming for the Hybrid Publishing Group’s website and various hybrid publications, 2015-2016.

Congrès Halte Congres

Newspaper design and exhibition, project HALTE, as part of the Curating The Station residencies in Recyclart Brussels, December 2015. Coproduced by Recyclart and the ULB architecture research lab hortence, in collaboration with Elsa Maury, Anne-Laure Iger and orthodoxe.

Collaborative Open Source type design

Collaborative Open Source type design workshop with Ellen Lupton’s students at MICA Baltimore. In collaboration with Eric Schrijver, April 2015. (website) PDF

Wanderbibliothek

Exhibition of the project Wanderbibliothek at Rosa Brux, Brussels, with Clovis Duran, December 2014. Retrospective show of the books awarded by the Fernand Baudin Prize + exhibition of historical and new versions of wooden crates bookshelves that the Bibliothèque Pour Tous (Library for All) used at the begining of last Century to spread its books through the whole of Switzerland, by cart and on donkeys’ back.

Let’s Think Out Loud

Workshop Let’s Think Out Loud and editorial coordination, with graphic designer Manuela Dechamps Otamendi, International Graphic and Poster Festival in Chaumont, France, April 2014.

various websites

Various websites since 2012.

news

engagement — a campaign to end sexism in the arts

Open letter and movement against the Exclusionary BelgianArtPrize Shortlist of Candidates 2019.

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works/words published in

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