Art & Design

DLD14 Handwriting Project

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Hans Ulrich Obrist, the co-director of Serpentine Gallery and DLDarts curator, has a project going on where he posts photographs of handwritten notes from the distinguished people he meets on his Instagram.

He got inspired to do this project when he came across an article by Umberto Eco that lamented the disappearance of handwriting because of computers. HUO thinks it’s essential to introduce handwriting back to the digital age.

At DLD14, he continued this handwriting project. We’ve selected some of our favorites and you will be able to find them here:



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Hans Ulrich Obrist
Serpentine Galleries
Artistic Director
Serpentine Galleries
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Esther Dyson
Way to Wellville
Executive Founder
Way to Wellville
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New York
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John Brockman
Edge.org
President
Edge.org
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New York
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Tony Fadell
Nest
CEO & Founder
Nest
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David Rowan
WIRED (UK)
Founding Editor-in-chief
WIRED (UK)
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London
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Jennifer Jacquet
NYU
Clinical Assistant Professor
NYU
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New York
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