[17/19] - Design and Politics

Press Invitation
Release: Immediate
Date: 30 July 2019
PR 17/19

BA and MCAST – Graphic Design & Politics
Ariel Garofalo

In collaboration with MCAST, the Broadcasting Authority is sponsoring and has invited Mr Ariel Garofalo, a graphic designer from Argentina who will be delivering a series of talks on strategic graphic design as well as graphic design in journalism and for politics at Spazju Kreattiv, Valletta between 9:30 am to 11:30am.

The second conference will be held tomorrow 31st July, 2019 and will deal with:

Graphic Design & Politic - La marca de un candidato prestigioso

Brand development for the Senator of the Argentine Nation Miguel Ángel Pichetto, was a presidential candidate. Now he is a candidate for vice president of the President of the Nation Mauricio Macri in the upcoming elections of October 2019.

Mr Ariel Garofalo has been a professor of typography and editorial design at the University of Buenos Aires; lectures and exhibits his work at the Design Fest of Guadalajara (Mexico), at the Alliance Française in Buenos Aires, at the SIP (Inter-American Press Association), and at several other events. His works have been published in the Novum magazine in Germany, 360 Design in China and the book Artificium. Some of his works were awarded by SND and SND Scandinavian.

He has developed projects for America, Europe and South Africa, some of them such as The Observer of England, Reforma de Mexico, Jillands Posten of Denmark and Rapport of South Africa in collaboration with other international consultants. Currently he is working as an independent consultant and directing his design studio www.newsdesign.red developing media projects and political branding.

After graduating from the University of Buenos Aires, he has trained in Thinking Design, UX Design and political communication.

Participation is FREE

Mario Axiak
Head Research & Communications