The first April’s Poster Monday belongs to Lia Vilahur Chiaraviglio from Spain. She is currently a full-time professor at The Reutlingen University specializing in Digital communication and Design and she is also a designer. Previously she was Responsible for International at ERAM College, University of Girona, where she was also teaching. Lia worked as a lecturer at the IED (European Institute of Design in Barcelona. In the academic field, she also worked as an external coordinator, for the degree in Interior design at IED Barcelona, and as a Program Leader for the Degree of Graphic Communication, at ERAM College Northampton University.
She regularly participates in international congresses and has taught workshops in numerous faculties in Latin America, Asia, and Europe. Her work has been exhibited in several countries and received some awards. As an artist, she works mainly with collages and acrylics. Her education background is at Art History (UAB, Barcelona) with a one-year exchange student (University of Bologna). A BA in Interior Design from IED Milan, with a cumulus exchange at Lahti Polytechnic Finland. And “Renewable energies, Sustainability studies” Master D.
The Poster “Hi bye Korea” was created for the exhibition “Annyeong Korea!” Organized by the International Art and Design Association. “The backstory for this poster is very personal, I was traveling to Korea and I was surprised by the landscape, is a country where the sea and the mountains define the geography. And the buildings are very white. Although it has a very high-density population it doesn’t feel “crowded”. That’s why I decided on this color palette. The formal elements are the map of Korea and two arrows, one pointing right and the other in the opposite direction left. They symbolize the round trip to Korea. The “going-back arrows“ are darkened and carried with an eye. This represents that on my way back I brought with me more knowledge and I was inspired by what I saw”. Told us Lia.
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