Miquel Hervás Gómez (Terrassa, 19 April 1985). Handy graphic designer currently studying a MA at the Sandberg Instituut and 2015 BA graduate of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. Freelancer based in the WWW, working as a technic assistant at the GRA Bookbinding Workshop1, while being member of fanfare inc.2 and Carne Kids3.

(2018) fanfare inc. — Chapter 2: Tools4 catalogue presented in the It's a Book (DE), Libros Mutantes (ES), Alt CPH (DK) and Manifesta (IT). An ongoing investigation into the current conditions of nomadic design labour. The different chapters aims to reflect on new nomadic work practices through the lens of corporate culture. Each part of the research explores several points of view, drawing on interviews as well as both visual and written contributions.

a) DIN A6 dust cover, black and white digital print mixed with an original Mediamarkt catalogue. Over 300 pages aprox. Edition of 300.

b) Installation at Libros Mutantes (ES).

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(2018) PUB5 is a trans-department platform initiated by students of the Sandberg Instituut to structure and establish a publishing practice within their school. While investigating the possibilities in the context of an artistic master program, PUB5 is a hub to identify interdisciplinary connections and accelerate collaborations amongst students and third parties.

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a) PUB5 Print and Radio workshops were open to everyone interested in amplifying their practice through publishing activities.

b) PUB5 Fanzine Fair is an alternative platform connecting self-organized artist and publishers, expanding the notion of distribution and building bridges between the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Sandberg Instituut and the outside world.

c) The outcome of the PUB5 Radio workshop: Three days of online live radio transmission6 direct from the Graduation Shows of the Sandberg Instituut. The mobile radio was traveling around Amsterdam, serving as a space for distribution and reflection. PUB5 Radio broadcasted conversations, readings, music, live feed reports, sound experiments and more from all Sandberg’s departments.

d) As the result of the PUB5 Print workshop, it was born the first issue of PUB/Sandberg journal, “For Porosity”. It was launched during the Sandberg Instituut Graduation Show.

(2017) fanfare inc. — Chapter 1: Transportation7 catalogue presented in the Chaumont Biennial of Graphic Design (FR). Project made with fanfare and in collaboration with Ulises Soriano, Bram van den Berg, Edu León, Jessie Ying Ying and Charlie Clemoes.

a) DIN A6 dust cover, black and white digital print mixed with an original KLM catalogue. Over 300 pages aprox. Edition of 200.

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(2017) Ting Gong8 identity and web design:

(2017) Eight DIN A2 Heidelberg Kord9 test prints designed and printed at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. Four colours applied as a continuous gradient from yellow to black, passing through cyan and magenta, using oxidative drying inks. Published with Adolfo.

(2016 — 2017) Identity and web design for Station to Station, an online magazine of DutchCulture/TransArtist.

a) SS#110 “Dirty talks — Money.”

b) SS#211 “All that art.”

c) Installation at SS#2 launch at fanfare12.

(2016) Home Display13 catalogue presented at the OFF – Program, in the 27th Brno Biennal (CZ). A collaboration between fanfare and White Stuff Gallery. Based on the aesthetics of IKEA and as a extension of the home. Displayed at the Moravian Gallery. The books take shape as a compilation of essays and illustrations collected from 30 different designers and writers. Preface of the series fanfare inc.3.

a) DIN A6 dust cover, black and white digital print mixed with an original IKEA catalogue. Over 300 pages aprox. Edition of 40.

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b) Installation at the Moravian Gallery.

(2015) Scarf design and installation presented at fanfare, in collaboration with Otto Kaan14 for Dames 2. Fun!15


(Website last updated 23/07/2018 :)