Poster for Zurich
"Shakespeare's Cinema" was the
title of a cycle of films based on the subject of:
"Hamlet","Othello" and "The Tempest". That program
took place in the Zurich Film podium, which is a
non profit cinema and runs by the Zurich Department
of Culture. In this poster I tried to melt together
theater and cinema by melting together temporary
type and a historical Picture to one Image. Melting
point is the relief. The relief of a very common
display system (white plastic letters you can push
in a grooved black rubber mat) and the relief of a
Russian icon from Fereferov Alexei Makarovich,1796.
The poster is printed by Albin Uldry, silkscreen, 2
colors - silver and black, 90,5 x 128cm.
Born in Luzern, Switzerland
in1960. From 1978 to 1982, he received his
education at the Zurich School of Design. In 1982
upon completion of his studies, he opened his own
graphic design studio in Zurich. Since 1992 he has
been teaching at the Zurich School of Design. He
has been awarded several prizes, including: Gold
Medal at the Warsaw Poster Biennale (1994) , Gold
Medal at the Moscow Poster Biennale "Golden Bee"
(1994) , Gold Medal at the Chaumont Poster Festival
(1997) , Grand Prix at the Brno Poster Biennale
(1998). His posters are part of various permanent
collections, among which are the Poster Museum of
Warsaw, and the MOMA in New York.