AGDA CREATE CHANGE PART2 EXHIBITION 2022, MELBOURNE The Fontigram by Maree COOTE
A survey of Design work that was developed with the intention to make change: "Civic Good and Making Good, AGDA Design Shift looks at the extent of creativity; to solve problems, change perspective, influence behaviour transform ideas into action, improve and enrich our lives, communicate better, build innovative and meaningful products, and connect us as humans in all of its forms."
MAREE COOTE'S language-based graphics have travelled the world in books and exhibitions, illuminating the spoken word. Embraced by non-native English speakers, the work is enjoyed as a unique way to link words and images, spelling and design.
Gandong Arts Centre, Seoul 2020 Alphabet City Zoo by Maree COOTE Held Curated by Mr Kang Wook and Lee Eun Hwa, of CCOC From November 2020.
A new exhibition opened at the Gangdong Cultural Foundation at the Gandong Arts Centre in Seoul, South Korea, entitled: Artists & Masterpieces: 50 Years of the Bologna Festival. This follows on the success of the first tour of this exhibition in the southern city Daegu in 2018-2019. This time, the works are toured to Gandong in Seoul.
This video above shows the Alphabet City Zoo section of the exhibition. The overall exhibition has a 'featured artist' installation. ALPHABET CITY ZOO by Maree Coote was selected as that feature, and is exhibited over a number of rooms in the gallery space in a walk-through experience, complete with cut-outs, mobiles, puzzles and hands on activities.
Deagu MBC EXHIBITION GALLERY 2018-2019 Alphabet City Zoo by Maree COOTE Held at Daegu MBC, Daegu Munwha Broadcasting Corp. #400, Dondaegu-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu, 42020 Host : Deagu MBC- Curated by Lee Eun Hwa, CCOC From November 3 2018 to 24 January 2019.
Letter Art Exhibition ALPHABET CITY ZOO: by Maree Coote is the feature at a November 2018 exhibition showcase tour of the best of the Bologna Ragazzi Chidrens Book Fair. Curator Lee Eun-Hwa has created a delightful and unique world of letters from Coote's typographic art, incluing a walk-through installation that brings her amazing Letter Art to life.
DONGDAENUM DESIGN PLAZA Seoul EXHIBITION GALLERY 2021 Alphabet City Zoo by Maree COOTE Held at the incredible Dongdaenum Design Plaza. Curated by CCOC June 2021.
...And here' a little look at the Korea Show, by a roving YouTube reporter Ollie,
entitled "Quentin Blake & Maree Coote in South Korea"
it gives a glimpse of the exhibitions '50 Years of Illustration in Bologna' held in Daegu, South Korea, 2018/2019
THIS YOUTUBE VIDEO LINK shows the full scope and context of the event, which is primarily a celebration of 50 years of children's book illustration at the world's leading industry event, the Bologna Ragazzi Fiere, Italy. The Bologna showcase comprises the very best work since the fair's inception, and is a wonderful immersive tour through the great artists of childrenŐs literature.
The exhibition design is exquisitely detailed, with a stunning collection of original prints and paintings, as well as large reproductions of beloved characters, and even animations and games.
The exhibition has a 'featured artist' installation. ALPHABET CITY ZOO by Maree Coote was selected as that feature, and is exhibited over a number of rooms in the gallery space in a walk-through experience, complete with cut-outs, mobiles, puzzles and hands on activities.