Creativity knows no boundaries: Despite lockdown and quarantine blues, our graphic and communication designers have been bubbling over with ideas this semester. The most outstanding works and projects were shown at the virtual exhibition of HMKW Berlin, which took place on Friday via Zoom.
Digital workshop talks: On Monday, 8 June, a design conference was held for the first time at the HMKW via Zoom. Four exceptional international designers from Paris, Barcelona and San Francisco talked about their work, presented current projects and gave the students helpful advice on how to enter the design industry.
Are you curious about the range of lectures offered by HMKW or would you like to take a closer look at our range of courses without obligation even in times of social distancing? In the coming weeks, prospective students have the opportunity to attend selected Bachelor and Master lectures of the current semester as guest students.
Since winter semester 2019/20 the workshop Talent Campus_Video has been held every week at HMKW Berlin. Here, interested students from all faculties have the opportunity to gain practical experience in film, editing and moderation. Now the first show has successfully been broadcasted.
Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures: For the first time in our university’s history the enrolment ceremony took place online via Zoom. During the video conference the university management welcomed all new students and provided an outlook for the upcoming semester which initially takes place online.
After an intensive analysis of the traditional colorful masks of Beijing Opera Jiawei Xu (M.A. Communication Design) has created own mask designs that form the basis for a new advertising campaign for the brand Nongfu Spring. New at HMKW: For the first time the master colloquium took place online via Skype.
How can dance movements be translated into a visual language? In her bachelor thesis Elansa Czech has been investigating potentials for a radically new dance notation. How can a visual abstraction of dance add to the creation of a playing field and to the analysis of movements? Her research is based on the analysis of older dance notations from Rudolf von Laban and Pierre Beauchamp amongst others.
Valentina Almarza, student of M.A. Communication Design, picked a highly charged society topic for her master thesis: the climate change. With her speculative design approach, her investigation depicts future scenarios of a world that surpassed all climate tipping points.
History is tedious? No way! In this semester students of M.A. Communication Design evolved new concepts for Märkisches Museum in Berlin-Mitte. On Thursday they presented their ideas to the museum team which was very keen on the students’ fresh perspective and their ability to think outside the box.