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Evert Ypma: Visual conceptions in the Digital

Regula Staempfli

Here, senior lecturer Evert Ypma discusses with Regula Staempfli the visual conceptions of the world, as tools to perceive the world and in particular digital design. In cameraarts.ch there are numerous positions on visual communikation, see https://cameraarts.ch/positions

Evert Ypma on visual communication & Internet structures

Photo: Thi My Lien Nguyen

Evert Ypma (MA MAS) is a design strategist and course leader in visual media and transmedia storytelling at the Lucerne University of Applied Science and Arts. He studied communication design at Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam and AVANS Academy in Breda as well as design management at University of Applied Sciences Northwest Switzerland. Between 2005 – 2010 he has led a postgraduate design program on identity and representation politics at the Zurich University of the Arts, Institute for Design Research. Parallel he taught experimental design at the FHNW, Basel. In 2011, he was a visiting lecturer at the School of Design at the University of Technology, Sydney. He worked on projects with European Youth Information and Counselling Agency, Council of Europe, Netherlands Ministry of General Affairs, Club of Rome and Studio Ai Weiwei as well as with Swiss banks and insurances, and public and cultural institutions. He is on the advisory panel of the Journal of Communication Design at Bloomsburry Routhledge and ICO-D, International Council of Design.

He is research associate (PhD) at the Chair of Urban Culture (Prof. Dr. Ziemer) in the Science City Lab, HafenCity University Hamburg (a cooperation with MIT Media Lab. In this affiliation he is working on choice architectures and digital citizenship.