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Category Archives: Netherlands

MOTI Hotel

MOTI Hotel MOTI Museum, Breda September 28, 2013 – June 1, 2014 Statement: «MOTI, Museum of the Image, possesses a very unique collection, which provides the basics for the visual culture we live in. Therefore, the museum wants to show its historic collection in a special way, this fall. MOTI will invite 20 international and […]

Couture graphique

Couture graphique MOTI Museum of the Image, Breda, NL February 16, 2013 – Curator: José Teunissen (Professor in Fashion Theory at ArtEZ in Arnhem, Holland and since 2009 visiting professor to the University of the Arts in London) Statement: «CoutureGraphique is the first exhibition ever about fashion and graphic design; an exhibition in which we […]

Small Stories Bigger Picture (Visual Storytelling)

Small Stories Bigger Picture MOTI Museum of the Image, Breda, NL September 13 – December 16, 2012 Curators: Sven Ehmann (Gestalten) and Dennis Elbers (MOTI) Statement: «Who doesn’t want to fly like a bird? And who doesn’t want to witness that? Human Bird wings, a portrait of the fictitious character Jarno Smeets and his attempts […]

We Demand Happiness!

We Demand Happiness! Protest posters 1975-1985 MOTI Museum of the Image, Breda, NL August 28, 2012 – February 1, 2013 Curator: Geert Lovink Statement: «During the governement formation, MOTI will be presenting a new exhibition called We Demand Happiness! In our present era of crisis and revolution, the museum will be looking back on protest […]

Two or Three Things
I Know About Provo

Two or Three Things I Know About Provo first held at w139, Amsterdam later on show at the 25th International Biennial of Graphic Design in Brno, June 22 – October 28, 2012 Statement: «Invited by the organizers of the 25th International Biennial of Graphic Design in Brno to guest-curate one of the exhibitions, Experimental Jetset […]

ABC Primer – Rainbow Series
Magazijn, Amsterdam

ABC Primer — Rainbow Series Magazijn, Amsterdam, NL March 30 – April 1, 2012 Designer: Cobbenhagen Hendriksen ABC Primer – Rainbow Series includes 26 silkscreened posters (A–Z), size 72 X 102 cm in different print runs, in a total of 900 posters, which are for sale and on view at Magazijn. Statement: «Using the ABC-Primer […]


Supermart Graphic Design Museum Breda, NL December 13, 2011 – April 1, 2012 Curator: Toon Lauwe; with Hendrik-Jan Grievink and Niels Engel Statement: «MOTI presents ‘SUPERMART’, a narrative exhibition on packaging design. Placing the seemingly everyday on a pedestal, SUPERMART is an exhibition in which packaging plays the lead. By presenting icons such as Coca […]

The Popup Generation: Design between Dimensions

The Pop Up Generation: Design Between Dimensions Graphic Design Museum Breda, NL December 13, 2011 – April 12, 2012 Curator: Lidewij Edelkoort Statement: «In 2010, the Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake first presented a ground-breaking collection called 132 5. Working closely with a computer scientist, mathematical algorithms were designed into 3D shapes that are then […]

Graphic design stopped looking like graphic design…

“A Report from the Place Formerly Known as Graphic Design” is the title of an article by graphic design critic Rick Poynor featured in September 2011 issue of Print magazine. Worth reading. Invited to participate in the final grad show at the Sandberg Institute’s MFA design course, directed by Annelys de Vet, and spurred by […]

Everyday Graphics

Everydaygraphics MOTI Breda at OBA Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam, NL September 3 – December 17, 2011 Statement: «The satellite exhibition in the central Amsterdam public library is a cross-section of historic designs from the collection of the museum in relation to new and recently acquired work created in the 21st century. Everydaygraphics shows the diversity of […]