The 9th issue of the biggest graphic design event in South America features almost 300 design projects created in the last couple years by a wide range of Brazilian professionals, from big traditional agencies to recently graduated designers. Selected by some of the finest design professionals and scholars in Brazil, the projects are divided in 9 categories, from visual identity systems and packaging to posters and typeface design.
The 9th Brazilian Graphic Design Biennial will be exhibited during the 2009 Shanghai International Creative Industry Week from October 15th–21st (9am-5:30pm at 800 Changde Road, Building 3). During the weekend of October 17th/18th there will be English/Chinese/Portuguese (at 11am and 3pm) free guided tours to the exhibition by Brazilian graphic designers.
On Monday October 19th 6-8pm, Raffles Design Institute – Shanghai (Donghua University – RDI Main Building – 1882 West Yan An Road) will host two lectures of the Biennial programme: Taschen Books editor Julius Wiedemann will present a lecture on “Visual Communication & Technology”, followed by Digital Communication Ph.D. Luli Radfahrer, who will talk about innovation in the digital culture in his “Fluid Mechanics: Design in the elastic environment” presentation.
After Shanghai, the exhibition travels to Beijing to be part of the Icograda World Congress, in the 4th Floor Gallery, Building 7 of CAFA – Central Academy of Fine Arts from October 26th–30th. The DINGBATS BRASIL exhibition (which was in Shanghai from May to July 2009) will also be displayed at the same location, before traveling to Hong Kong, Macau and Vietnam.