Beginning at the end: an evening for 26 at Pentagram
Shake off the January blues with a brilliant new talk by Harry Pearce. This is an evening just for 26 at the studios of Pentagram. Anyone who’s attended a talk by Harry knows that he’s a compelling speaker, brimming with ideas, goodwill and inspiration. Pentagram will very kindly provide free drinks to book-end the evening. Get sociable, network, catch up, compare Christmas stories, and make the most of your membership of 26. This evening is free to all 26ers, and it’s a 26 exclusive. You’ll need to book to secure your place.
the end’, a talk by Harry Pearce
drinks, for 7pm talk, Monday 27th January 2020
Where: Pentagram,11 Needham Road, London W11 2RP
To book: email
Richard Axtell, firstname.lastname@example.org
Beginning at the end.
A talk that looks into the
relationship between words, images and design. From childhood struggles to the
eventual love of language. Through fear, loss, chance and death. As well as
very personal projects, Harry will unpick the thoughts behind projects for the
Old Vic Theatre, Pink Floyd, and his new book about Marcel Duchamp’s use of
Pearce is a graphic designer, artist, human rights activist and photographer.
He studied at Canterbury College of
Art. Before joining Pentagram as a partner
in 2006, he co-founded and co-ran Lippa Pearce Design for 16 years. Pearce has
worked around the world devising identities, installations, posters, packaging,
books and talks for clients as diverse as the Royal Academy of Arts, Abu Dhabi
cultural quarter, Berry Bros & Rudd, Phaidon Press, Pink Floyd, Saks Fifth
Avenue, Lloyd’s of London, Shakespeare’s
Globe, PEN International, Thames & Hudson and the UN. For Ai Weiwei, Anish
Kapoor and Anthony Gormley, he created identities for their major
retrospectives at the RA. His work has been exhibited in New York, Paris,
London, Toronto and Naples. Since 1993 he has been an active member of the
advisory board for WITNESS, a human rights charity founded by
Peter Gabriel. He is also a committed member of Alliance Graphique Internationale and has spoken at design conferences
across the globe including Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, USA, India,
Holland and Costa Rica. Pearce is the author of two books, Typographic
Conundrums (published in 2009) and Eating
with the Eyes (published in 2016).