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Pamela Spitzmueller is Chief Conservator for Special Collections at Harvard University Libraries where she heads the Weissman Preservation Center Conservation Lab. She is also a renowned book artist who draws inspiration from her work with old and damaged books to create her unique artist books. Spitzmueller received a degree in art education from the University of Illinois. She previously worked in the Library of Congress as a rare book conservator. She received a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant in 1979, an Andrew Mellon Foundation Grant in 1993, and a Kress Foundation Fellowship in 1992.
Yomar Augusto is a Brazilian typographic artist and graphic designer. He trained as a graphic designer before going on to study photography at the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 2001 and then completing a Masters in Type Design at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Augusto first became interested in typography through his calligraphy practice, and continues to draw inspiration from his hand lettered practice. Among his other typographical achievements, Yomar worked with Adidas to create UNITY, the official type for World Cup 2010.
Augusto is also a book artist who’s work highlights text alongside imagery. Yomar’s work has been shown all over the world, and he has been invited to give talks and his experimental calligraphy workshops in many countries, including Brazil, The United States, Russia, Turkey, China, Denmark, Spain, Portugal, Germany and The Netherlands.