DESIGN RESEARCH & TEACHING

Yi Meng Wu holds lectures and workshops at universities and other institutions on the topics of intercultural design and typography, urban artistic explorations and illustration. From 2009–2011, she was a member of the multilingual typographic research project “Coexistence of Signs – Multilingual Typography” (supported by the Pro Helvetia Foundation) of the Swiss design2context institute in Zurich, headed by Professor Ruedi Bauer.


Lectures & Workshops

2019 Artistic Place Discovery Walkshop for CITYMAKERS China-Germany Social Entrepreneurship Competence Lab, Drahnsdorf
2019 Lecture „Bilingual Layouts for Editorial Design" at Confucius Institute Magazine Symposium, Leipzig
2019 Workshop „Picture Book Design" for the Department of Illustration, Nanjing Fine Art Institute China
2018 Reading and Collage-Workshop for the school kids of Hunsrück Elementary School in Berlin-Kreuzberg and library Berlin-Spandau
2018 Lecture & Illustration Workshop (invited by Goethe Institute China), Nanjing Fine Art Institute, China
2018 Cityscape Hangzhou – Illustration Workshop, Department of Art & Design, Hangzhou Normal University, China
2018 Lecture, Shanghai Institute of Technology, Department of Art & Design
2018 Public Reading & Workshop, Confucius Institute Leipzig/Leipzig Book Fair
2018 Public Reading, Confucius Institute Berlin
2017 Public Reading, Kesselhaus Kulturbrauerei Berlin
2017 Workshop „L’art du tampon/the art of Stamp“, for the Franco-German Youth Office (FGYO) Berlin
2017 lecture & artistic Walkshop for conference “Your Image in My Eye: China in the German Media, Germany in the Chinese Media”, organized by university of Heidelberg, Robert-Bosch-Foundation Berlin
2017 Public Reading, Frankfurt Bookfair
2017 Typographic Safari through Berlin Friedrichshain for LAS Stammtisch Berlin
2016 Public Reading: “Berlinasia”, STADTSPRACHEN Berlin multilingual literature Festival
2016 Drawing Walkshop: “Sensing, Drawing and Creating the Kiez”, Citymakers Conference/Stadtmacher Treffen, Robert-Bosch-Stiftung Berlin
2016 DIY Workshop: “Stamp book Art”, Goethe Institute Taipeih
2016 Lecture about book design & illustration, International Bookfair Taipeih
2016 Intercultural Training: “Visual Culture in China – history and contemporary culture”, HfG University of Art and Design Offenbach
2015 Workshop: “Bilingual Typography and Editorial Design”, for the designers of “Konfuzius Institut Magazin” – Confucius Institute, Leipzig
2015 Jury member: intercultural projects funding, The Senate Department for Culture, Berlin
2014 Lecture: “Hanyi Typography Salon”, Design Department – Tsinghua University Beijing
2014 Open Dialogue: “The Origin of Typography Design in Shanghai” – with Cheng Qirui and Li Zhiqian, Power Station of Art Museum Shanghai
2014 Lecture: Joseph Binder Symposium Vienna – “The Future of Illustration” Austria
2013 Jury member: intercultural projects funding, The Senate Department for Culture, Berlin
2012 Lecture: Hangzhou Normal University China
2012 Lecture: Museum of Applied Arts in Frankfurt Germany
2012 Lecture: “Intercultural Graphic Design” Konfuzius Institut Berlin Germany
2011 Workshop: “Local Urban Codes” at Luxun Fine Arts Academy in Dalian China (“Coexistence of Signs”)
2010 Workshop & lecture: “Invisible Places” – artistic urban research University of the Arts Berlin – Germany
2009 Workshop: Teaching assistant for Professor André Baldinger Nanjing Art Institute – School of Design China (“Coexistence of Signs”)