AIGA + ICA present Christoph Niemann with R. Michael Hendrix

For over 14 years, AIGA Boston and the ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston) have collaborated to highlight the work of today’s leading designers and thinkers through this lecture series.

This year’s highly anticipated annual lecture features Berlin-based artist, author, and animator Christoph Niemann.


This webinar is free and open to the public.


Christoph Niemann
Christoph Niemann is a Berlin-based artist, author, and animator whose work appears regularly on the covers of The New Yorker, National Geographic, and The New York Times Magazine. He is the author of numerous books, including Sunday Sketching (2016), WORDS (2016), Souvenir (2017), and the recently released Hopes and Dreams, about a trip to meet an artistic hero in Los Angeles. Niemann’s work has been featured in several exhibition retrospectives and was the subject of an episode of Abstract: The Art of Design, the popular original Netflix series.

R. Michael Hendrix
R. Michael Hendrix
 is a Partner and the Global Design Director for the interdisciplinary design firm IDEO. His new book, Two Beats Ahead, explores what musical minds teach us about innovation.


Graphic by Carolyn Depot (Christoph Niemann photo by Matthew Priestley)
Christoph Niemann headshot photo by Gene Glover

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When & Where
Thu, Apr 29, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT