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Joaquín Contreras Soto, Santiago 1981.
Graphic Designer and Musician from South America, based in Germany   +49 159 01623860


2020, AHORA.
Now enrolled on Expert Class Type Design, Plantin Institute of Typography. 2020-2012
Font released: AA Actual by, on with Miguel Hernández M.
Course taken: Introduction to Arabic Type Design, with Dr. Nadine Chahine
Electronic Album Released: Fondos, Quim Font
Band Single Released: Weichan, Marcel Duchamp


Kamancheh Naskh, unpublished font project from the course Arabic Type Design. 2020.

Santiago Typeface. Selected on Bienal Tipos Latinos 2018.
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DESIGNING _____________________________________________________________________________________________

2018-2020 Working in with Miguel Hernández M.
2017-2020 Book designer and editor. Carbón Libros Publishing. With Roberto Contreras S.
2010-2017 Graphic designer, art director. Estudio Navaja, books, album cover art and identity.
- - - - - Navaja diaspora: Nicolás Sagredo, Pablo Delcielo y Camila Jouannet.
2006-2010 Art director/Book designer on Lanzallamas Literature and culture collective.
2004-2006 Junior Designer Negro Diseño. Santiago, Chile.
2002-2006 Graphic Design Collective Sindicato de la imagen, with lectures and collective expositions.

TEACHING ______________________________________________________________________________________________

2012-2017 Profesor Adjunto, Taller Diseño Gráfico II Santiago, Chile. Universidad Diego Portales.
2016 ---- Workshop street typography. Opensource software for typedesign. CCE. CDMX, México.
2015 ---- Prof. course of typeface design. Universidad de Chile.
2013-2015 Relator Diplomado de Tipografía Digital y Lettering. Universidad de Chile.
2010-2012 Graphic design Teacher. Univ. del Desarrollo Concepción, Chile.
2008-2009 Typography. Duoc Uc Santiago, Chile.

TALKS AND EXHIBITIONS _________________________________________________________________________________

2018 Presentation DIY Typedesign from South America. Bratislava, Slovakia. with Miguel Hernández M.
2018 Selected on Bienal Tipos Latinos 2018, with the typeface Santiago. South America.
2016 Representative of Chile on Jury Bienal Tipos Latinos 2016, La Paz, Bolivia.
2012 Selected on the book Carácter Latino, Jordi Villafranca. Index books. Barcelona. Spain.
2011 Interview on Chile Tipográfico, Documentary about typedesign in Chile. Estudio KRAFT. Stgo. Chile.
2008 Presentation on Bienal Tipos Latinos 2008: Font Licences. Stgo. Chile. with Miguel Hernández M.
2008 Selected on Bienal Tipos Latinos 2008 With the typefaces Romances and Epístola. South America.

And... yes, this is a unpublished custom font called AA Memoria

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