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

2018 Reading and creative Workshop for the school kids of Hunsrück Elementary School in Berlin-Kreuzberg
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”)