selected projects

communication, edition and art direction; staff and project management

French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity ( 2013–15): annual report, video, scientific reports, research projects flyers, brochures, Websites design and updates, conference booth design, newsletter

BioVeL European project (201114): scientific posters, flyers, website, product brochure, newsletters, conference booth design, video
art direction and graphic design, from conception to production

University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities (freelance and staff position, 1996–2008): identity, exhibition catalogues, annual reports, posters, brochures, newsletter, website maintenance

University of Michigan Frankel Center for Judaic Studies (2006–10): identity, posters, exhibition catalogue, brochures

University of Michigan Institute for Research on Women and Gender (2000–10): posters, brochures, invitations, banners

Tirtza Even: Maree Makom, artist’s book (2008)

University of Michigan-Dearborn (2008): James Scripps Booth, Artist, Engineer, Polymath,
exhibition catalogue

University of Michigan Exhibit Museum of Natural History (2001–07): fundraising package, posters

Midwest Eye-Bank (2006): marketing package

Peter Sparling Dance Company (1997–2006): identity, promotional materials, newsletter

University of Michigan College of Engineering (staff position, 2001):, alumni magazine, brochures, invitations, website

Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tearoom (2000–04):, identity, packaging, signage

Detroit Institute of Arts (2000): Van Gogh Face to Face exhibition, display panels, including
a 42-ft timeline

Detroit Institute of Arts: Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, Volume 72, No. 1/2 and No. 3/4, 1998

University of Michigan School of Art & Design: identity, brochure, 1996

exhibitions: curation, implementation and design

Looks Given/Looks Taken, Jews & Urban Photography, 2008
Curated by Deborah Dash Moore and Macdonald Moore (University of Michigan Frankel Center for Judaic Studies), selection of photographs from the New York School of photography

Spirit into Script, 2008
Words and texts charged with spiritual powers, from Buddhist, Daoist, Islamic and Judaic traditions

20 Years, 12 Poets; Ceramics by Rachid Koraïchi,
2007
Commissioned Algerian artist Rachid Koraïchi to decorate ceramics with texts by 12 poets that were fellows at the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities

Mankoff on Mankoff, Cartoons from The New Yorker, 2007
A retrospective of the cartoons by Bob Mankoff, cartoon editor for The New Yorker

Texas Death Row, 2007
Curated by Bill Crawford, over 300 mug shots of offenders executed by the State of Texas between 1982 and 2007

French Artists’ Books from the Eugenie R. Beal Trust Collection, 2006
Books by Bonnard, Buffet, Chagall, Dali, Denis, Derain, Dufy, Ernst, Léger, Maillol, Manet, Matisse, Picasso, Rouault and De Vlaminck.

Fêtes, an exhibition around this artist book with texts by French poet Jacques Prévert in praise of American sculptor Alexander Calder's work, and with original prints and small sculptures by Calder, 2006

Shifting Views, Chinese Urban Photographs,2006
Curated by Gu Zheng, photographs by contemporary Chinese artists documentating the fast changes in China urban landscapes

Boris Mikhaïlov: Original Photographs, 2006
Ukrainian artist who documentated people's condition in Soviet Union

Piranesi: Selected Etchings for the Collection of Bruce W. Frier, 2006
Views of Rome by 18th-century Italian etching master Giovanni Battista Piranesi


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