Oded Ezer: Letters from Tel Aviv


Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 10:00am to 11:30am


Sever Hall 113, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Israeli Law, Literature, and Society Seminar Series is pleased to present

Oded EzerOded Ezer
Graphic artist and typographer

Before starting his career as a designer, Ezer was a musician and a poet. He lived in Jerusalem, London and the Negev Desert before settling in greater Tel Aviv. Ezer is best known for his typographic design fiction projects, his design for the New American Haggadah, his SkypeType poster, and his ongoing contribution to Hebrew type design.

In 2000 he established his own independent studio, Oded Ezer Typography, where he specializes in typographic and fonts design for clients in Israel, Europe and the United States. In 2004 Oded founded HebrewTypography type foundry, selling his own typefaces to leading media companies and design studios. He is currently a Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artist at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Ezer’s work has been published worldwide and is in the collections of MoMA, the Israel Museum, the V&A, the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, and others. His monograph, Oded Ezer: The Typographer’s Guide to the Galaxy was published by Die Gestalten Verlag in 2009.

>> PLEASE NOTE: AS OF 10/4/13, this talk will take place in Sever 113 in Harvard Yard. <<

Contact: Irit Aharony
Sponsors: The William Landau Lecture and Publication Fund of the Center for Jewish Studies; Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

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