Oliver Klimpel joined the spring Graphic Design residency to present a public lecture titled: “Doubt, Delight, and Change: Design as a Practice of Involvement.”
Born in Dresden, East-Germany, Oliver Klimpel is a designer based in London and Berlin. He has been working on various projects for the cultural and commercial sector, i.e. Tate Modern, Museum Folkwang Essen, Goethe-Institute, Taipei Contemporary Art Center. After teaching at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design and other colleges in the UK, he was appointed Professor at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig and has lead the System-Design Class from 2008–2014. He is currently based in Berlin, though one will rarely find him there, as he is continually traveling the globe working on assorted projects. At the moment he’s working on an exhibition about architecture for a museum in Bordeaux, France.