✓ Johannes Wilkeis an artist and designer based in Berlin. His focus lies on graphic and editorial design; additionally he co-publishes ✓ Documnt journal and works in the field of design research.
is a conference focusing on the intersections of theory, translation and its history that took place at Peter Szondi Institute/Freie Universität Berlin in fall of 2018. The visual identity picks up issues of uncertainty and construction as well as theory as a system of order. Posters were screen printed in 56×80cm.
✓ fifteen66.ccis for music curation, imports of related goods & private sellings founded in 2018. Its minimalist visual identity consists of the project website, risoprinted business cards and invoice form.
✓ DOCUMNT2 is Documnt’s second issue of “concrete poetry” and conceptual writing, with an unstable focus on changes in the materiality and temporality of archives, especially those pushed by digitalization.The layout reflects the aesthetics of contemporary archives—lists and accumulation of files, user interfaces, glitches and missing links. Furthermore it makes its own design process a subject of discussion and displays it openly.The 208 page book was offset printed in an edition of 500 and released on 2018-07-06 at ✓ ACUD MACHT NEU.
✓ Tegel Mediaoffers PDFs, clips and podcasts—designed to be enjoyed on your portable device. Readers will find fresh installments on everyday life, contemporary storytelling and mobile art.Both series, “Tegel Motor Sport” and “Verstärker”, started in 2017 and are in ongoing production. They can be downloaded from the website.
✓ Poplar Bluffis a music project started in 2015. Oscillating between Ambient music and Leftfield, Kraut and Tropicalia they have so far released three LP cassette tapes.The idea of deconstructing spaces and architectures is formative for the visual design as well as references to DIY production techniques.The cover art is silkscreen and risoprinted; tapes can be purchased via ✓ Tumûltes.
✓ terra0 is a scalable framework built on the Ethereum network that provides automated resilience systems for ecosystems. Via instantiating a Decentralised Autonomous Organisation atop areas of land to manage them, terra0 aims to create technologically-augmented ecosystems that are more resilient, and able to act within a predetermined set of rules in the economic sphere as agents in their own right.The Rebranding accompanies terra0 from being commenced as a speculative art project to becoming an actor in the intermediate position between research and arts as well as economics and ecology.
✓ DOCUMNT1Archive, publishing collective and mixtape series, Documnt is exploring the intersections of (hyper)text, image and sound as they relate to the posthuman body/environment, with a particular focus on the latest possibilities of documentation, code, memory, analog-digital interaction, poetics/politics, experimental poetry and music, repetition, collectivism and sound sculpture explored politically.The layout is referring to alternative techniques of text production and typesetting like concrete poetry and conceptual writing as well as to their historical tools being type writers, copy machines, scanners and collaging techniques.The 122 page book was half screen half digitally printed in an edition of 100 and released on 2017-03-25 at ✓ ACUD MACHT NEU.