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

2022 Plant Drawing Workshop, Berlin Tea Festival in C-Space, Berlin
2022 Lecture & Workshop, „Ohren aufgeklappt" Childrens Literature Festival, Krefeld

2021 The most Beautiful Books, Lecture & Salon Talk with Shao Nian (hybrid event), Shanghai Library, on invitation of Goethe Institute China
2021 Intercultural Design, Lecture for CODE University Berlin
2021 Ancient Stories for the 21th century, (online teaching) illustration Course at School of Design – University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun India
2021 Biophilia(online teaching), illustration Course at School of Design – University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun India

2020 Yaotaos Zeichen Lecture & Workshop, for the school kids of Hunsrück Elementary School, Berlin-Kreuzberg
2020 Chinese Characters Stamp Workshop – China Allerlei, Confucius Institute Leipzig
2020 Sensing the places Walkshop, CITYMAKERS 5 YEARS HARVEST EVENT, C-Space Berlin
2020 SHE.DESIGN 她.设计 – online Female Designers Salon on Womens Day, invited by DesignLive Shanghai
2020 LADIES, WINE & DESIGN: Creating between the Cultures – an evening about Intercultural Design at Studio Wu 無
2020 Art Direction Course, Teaching Assignment at Beijing Normal University Zhuhai, China (online teaching semester)

2019 Inspiring better communities through creative research and service design, Summerschool course with Mandy Meissner, Academy of Arts & Design – Tsinghua University Beijing
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”, Academy of Arts & Design – 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”)