Yohanna My Nguyen (France, 1985) has been based in Paris since autumn 2010.
   Prior to founding her practice, she has been raised by an Italian mother and a Vietnamese father, has studied and worked in Paris, Geneva, London and the Hague [in chronological order].
   Her activities comprise shape making, text shaping (including the tedious craft of typeface design), automatic drawing, story-telling and teaching.
   A selection of old type design related projects can be found on Luc Devroye database


More to come in a near future!


contact

yo.nguyen[at]gmail.com

Video from the workshop 'Type Tour Two Towns' (HEAR Strasbourg/HFG Karlsruhe) with David Bennewith (2014)


Teaching
Typography teacher, HEAR (Arts décoratifs), Strasbourg, since October 2012
Visiting lecturer, PCA (Parson's School), Paris, since January 2012

Workshops & lectures
Université Rennes 2, Rennes, December 2013
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, April 2013
ECV, Aix-en-Provence, January-April 2013
Parson's school, Paris, January 2013
Parson's school [with Olivia Sautreuil], Paris, March 2012
ECV [with Clémence Michon], Paris, February 2011
ÉSAM, Caen, October 2010

Main current and past collaborators include
Jérôme Saint-Loubert Bié
Pauline Nuñez
John Patrick Hartnett
Jean-Baptiste Levée
Toan Vu-Huu
Paulus M. Dreibholz
Bas Kools

Education
MA Type ] Media, KABK, Den Haag (2009 > 2010)
MA Communication Design, Central Saint Martins College, London (2007 > 2009)
DSAA Création Typographie, École Estienne, Paris [postgraduate course in typography and type design] (2005 > 2007)
DMA Gravure, École Estienne, Paris [undergraduate course in etching, engraving and print making] (2003 > 2005)