NODE is a Berlin and Oslo based design studio.
Berlin 6°C, Oslo 2°C, 1 EUR = 8,04 NOK

02/03/2020 The swamp is spreading
—— New media for the Swamp Project by Urbonas will be released soon. Swamps and the New Imagination (Sternberg Press, MIT Press) in the making. 

02/03/2020 MIT ACT Spring 2020 Lecture Series
—— New poster series for the MIT Program in Art Culture and Technology (ACT) Spring 2020 Lecture Series: The Allegorical Resonance of Alchemical Affect

30/10/2019 Matters of Activity
—— New website and identity for the Cluster of Excellence
»Matters of Activity. Image Space Material«, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin “The Cluster »Matters of Activity. Image Space Material« aims to create a basis for a new culture of materials. The central vision of the Cluster is to rediscover the analog in the activity of images, spaces and materials in the age of the digital. Biology and technology, mind and material, nature and culture intertwine in a new way.” 

19/10/2019 Norway Guest of Honour at the Frankfurter Buchmesse
—— Norway is Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. Experience Norwegian literature and arts at events throughout 2019 and at the book fair this weekend. We have been working with the visual appearance of the project. Check out the program website and the film trailer.

21/07/2019 Weimar: The Essence and Value of Democracy at Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin
—— “Before the backdrop of current debates about the crisis of liberal democracy the four chapters of the exhibition highlight the central challenges in politics and society faced by contemporaries of the Weimar Republic. The exhibition architecture allows visitors to tangibly experience the democratic system of government and employs a framing system as its design principle.” We have been working with the exhibition graphic design, exhibition architecture by Nikolaus Hirsch and Michel Müller.

03/01/2019 The New Alphabet
—— Are binary code, algorithms, and DNA the alphabets of today? Until 2021, The New Alphabet will spell out both utopias and dystopias. In performances, concerts, talks, films, and installations, the Opening Days will explore instants of alphabetization from the Baroque to the present day.

01/01/2019 How to talk with birds, trees, fish, shells, snakes, bulls and lions at Hamburger Bahnhof Berlin
—— Collaborative and trans-disciplinary artist Antje Majewski has opened an ongoing dialogue with colleagues from Brazil, Cameroon, China, Colombia, France, Hungary, Poland, and Senegal, and invited them to contribute works exploring the reciprocal relationships between human and beyond-human beings in a poetic way. The exhibition at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin stems from this conversation between the participating artists and their interactions with others. 

12/12/2018 Apollo18
—— Ein Gemeinschaftsprojekt des Literarischen Colloquiums Berlin mit dem Institut Français zum 100. Todesjahr Apollinaires.

06/05/2018 The Swamp Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia 2018
—— The Swamp Pavilion is a networked effort in creating new imaginary hybrid space for exercises in architectural and artistic practices, theory and pedagogy through various forms and formats of public interventions, field trips, workshops, lectures, discussions, chat channels and printed publications. — We have been working with the project identity, website and related media. 

27/02/2018 MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS) Special Collection
—— New website made for the MIT Program in Art Culture and Technology (ACT) in collaboration with Bengler.—In 1967, the newly established MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS), founded by professor György Kepes and conceived as a fellowship program for artists, welcomed its first fellows. As part of a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of CAVS, a new interactive digital archive is offering public access to experimental work created by the fellows, including world-renowned artists such as Otto Piene, Aldo Tambellini, Yvonne Rainer, Nam June Paik, Muriel Cooper, and Stan VanDerBeek.

12/12/2017 Edvard Munch Art Award 2017
—— The Edvard Munch Art Award is an international, biannual prize presented by the Munch Museum. We have been devloping the identity and design in collaboration with Felix Salut using his Galapagos typeface by Dinamo.

26/11/2017 Public Space? Lost and Found
—— This book is the first in a new series of volumes produced by the MIT School of Architecture and Planning’s Program in Art, Culture and Technology. Edited by Gediminas Urbonas, Ann Lui and Lucas Freeman

25/09/2017 Diller Scofidio + Renfro
—— The new website and identity for Diller Scofidio + Renfro (NYC) has been designed in collaboration with Bengler and DS+R. The website’s front-page explores algorithms through its layout & design, and in the typography of a custom typeface by Ellmer Stefan.

20/09/2017 Coast Contemporary
—— Coast Contemporary is a platform and place of encounter that assembles artists and art professionals. We have been developing an identity and website in collaboration with Internet Friends Forever.

07/09/2017 Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival
—— This year's Ultima festival was evolving around rituals and spirituality in contemporary music. We have been collaborating with London-based artist Tom Mason to create a series of illustrations/collages for each of the festival's events.
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