Paul David Christopher West, born 1982 in Stockholm, SwedenEDUCATION
• Bachelor degree in Graphic Design, Gerrit Rietveld Academie
• Art Foundation Studies, Konst- skolan Basis
, Stockholm. 2005–2006
CLIENTS (selection) Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation Eytys Förlaget Arkitektur Sony Music Entertainment Sweden Form Us With Love Sveriges Författarförbund OEI / OEI editör / OEI poetik Laurenz Brunner Julia Born Arnhem Mode Biennale Debaser UKW Förlag Excelsior Recordings Mount Analogue
GRANTS & AWARDS
• Nomination for Kolla!
award for best webdesign, for the Form Us With Love
• Stockholm stads kulturstipendium 2013
• Startstipendium, Fonds BKVB
(The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture)
EXHIBITIONS, TALKS, PERFORMANCES
• Presentation at the launch of OEI #53–54 at Galleri Index, Stockholm. October 2011.
• Presentation at the launch of Häftad Serie. January 2011.
• Presentation at the launch of [NOORD] at Rönnells, Stockholm. December 2010.
• Presentation at the launch of OEI #48–49–50 at Weld
, Stockholm. April 2010.
• Participatition in Graphic Design Festival Breda
. May 2010
• Talk at Zefir7 “Class of 2009” at Theatre Zeebelt, Den Haag. September 2009
• Talk at BNO Spellbound, Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam. September 2009
• Live auction and talk. Your Message Here – The Final Acution
, at Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam. July 2009
• Participation in But Don't Do It Again
. I.c.w. Philip Baber
, Scott Joseph
, Koit Randamäe. July 2009
• Talk at Mediamatic. Presenting the project Mygrave
, in context of a planned exhibition on online self-representation. I.c.w. Aline Weyel
. November 2007
• Participation in the 10th International Istanbul Biennial. The movie Spectation
was screened in the Nightcomers section, where films were projected on façades in Istanbul during the night. September – November 2007
• Trend Portfolio in Cap&Design
• Wallpaper magazine
“2010 Graduate Directory” (print and online edition). Showcase of Your Message Here. January 2010
• Regular Graphic Design Today
(Gestalten Verlag). Various projects. January 2010.
issue 177. Article and interview on Your Message Here. September 2009
issue 41. Article on Your Message Here. May 2009
• Field Guide: How To Be A Graphic Designer
(MaoMao Publications). Various projects and interview. November 2008