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Address

Cinege ut 1-3., A.
Budapest, 1121
HU

Company Name

Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design

Company Type

Design

Languages

English, Hungarian

Born

1976

Email

simonpeterbence@gmail.com

Website

http://www.spx.hu/

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Biography/Work Experience

Peter Bence, Simon is an Adjuct Professor at the Moholy–Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest. He is an independent graphic artist, designer, typographer living in Budapest. Peter has twenty years of experinece in the design-education. His Doctoral Program (DLA) is experimental typography, concrete poetry, researches around the issue of readability-legibility.

Philosophy on Work

His research lead him to the border-territory of literature, visual art and design. He is experimenting with interaction between picture and type (analysing connecting points, blending the borderline, re– and transcoding the letter–form) to release verbal elements from their syntactic and semantic relations.

Professional Specialties

Typography, Branding

Awards

• PERU DESIGN BIENNIAL, Typography category: 1ST PRIZE (2023, Lima, Peru) • POSTERISTS IN THE WORLD, Typography category: 1ST PRIZE (2022, Peru, Cusco) • XIX. Hungarian National Graphic Design Biennale Grand Prize of the Hungarian Art Academy (Hungary, 2014) • Golden Drawing–Pin Award, Hungarian Drawing-Pin Association (Hungary, 2012) • Pro Typographia Award, Hungarian Professional Press and Paperworks Association (Hungary, 2007) • The World Biennial of Student Poster, Academy of Arts (Novi Sad, Serbia, 2004)

Graphis Awards

• Silver Award – Graphis Poster Annual 2021 • Silver Award – Graphis Poster Annual 2021

Proudest Achievements

• XX+2 symposion, typographische gesellschaft austria (Raabs, Austria, 2022) Exhibition • Wroclaw Type Forum (Poland, 2018) invitation for lecture presentation • BRNO BIENNIAL, Off Program (Brno, Czech Rep., 2014) invitation for lecture presentation, Analysis of Type Interferences

Education

• 2022 Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest, Doctoral dissertation (Doctor of Liberal Arts) • 2012 – 2015 University of Pécs, Faculty of Music and Visual Arts – Doctoral School (DLA Program) • 1999 – 2004 Hungarian University of Fine Arts / Faculty of Graphic Design / Faculty of Visual Arts–lecturer

Area of Expertise

typography, experimental typography