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 databaseMore to come in a near future!
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)