Pogovor z Mirkom Ilićem

Mirko Ilić je v okviru Festivala Hiša strpnosti 2017 28. marca predaval o Simbolih sovraštva na Fakulteti za elektrotehniko, računalništvo in informatiko Maribor in v GT22 odprl razstavo, ki pod njegovim kuratorstvom združuje 21 plakatov svetovno priznanih oblikovalcev na temo “tolerance”. Razstava je trenutno na ogled v avli GT22.

Ilić se je rodil v Bosni. V Evropi je risal stripe, ilustracije, umetniške plakate ter naslovnice knjig in plošč. V ZDA je bil leta 1991 umetniški direktor revije Time Magazine International Edition in leta 1992 urednik mnenjskih strani v reviji New York Times. Leta 1995 je ustanovil studio za grafično oblikovanje Mirko Ilić Corp, ki se ukvarja predvsem z oblikovanjem publikacij, podob in notranjim oblikovanjem. Njegovo delo je razstavljeno v mnogih ustanovah in muzejih, med drugim v muzejih MoMA in Smithsonsian.

Mirko Ilić je s Stevom Hellerjem so-avtor več knjig, med drugimi Genialne poteze: 100 ikon grafičnega oblikovanja (Genius Moves: 100 Icons of Graphic Design), Rokopis (Handwritten), Ustavi se, misli, pojdi, naredi (Stop Think Go Do), Velike črke (Lettering Large) in Predstaviti Shakespearja (Presenting Shakespeare). Z Miltonom Glaserjem na napisal knjigo Oblikovati nestrinjanje (The Design of Dissent). Poučuje ilustracijo na šoli za vizualne umetnosti.

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Mirko Ilic was born in Bosnia. In Europe, he drew comics, illustrations, and art-directed posters, books, and record covers. In the US, he was art director of Time Magazine International Edition in 1991 and the Op-Ed pages of the New York Times in 1992. In 1995 he founded graphic design studio, Mirko Ilic Corp, specializing in editorial, identity, and hospitality design. His work is in collections of many institutions and museums, MoMA and the Smithsonsian museum among others.

Mirko Ilic is the co-author of several books with Steve Heller, including Genius Moves: 100 Icons of Graphic Design, Handwritten, Stop Think Go Do, Lettering Large and Presenting Shakespeare. With Milton Glaser, he co-wrote The Design of Dissent. He teaches MFA Illustration at the School of Visual Arts.

Predavanje Simboli sovraštva / Lecture Symbols of Hatred: