Yasmin Khan

Between the Beats: A Space for Becoming

TYPO San Francisco 2014 Rhythm | Friday, 11 April | 2:00 pm | YBCA Theater

My work lives in the space of print design. It’s a space so familiar that I can navigate it in my sleep, and it’s where I spend most of my time if I’m not careful. But there are other imaginative spaces, both virtual and physical, where I am a tourist. This is where I much prefer to pass the time. My practice has evolved to inhabit the gap between the two. Process is an alternating rhythm, a back and forth between very different, even oppositional spaces. From this middle zone, I can see my work from both inside and outside. I thrive in this sweet spot, the liminal space between that is neither work nor clearly not work. From this middle vantage point, the familiar looks strange, and the unfamiliar less foreign. This is my space for becoming.

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Yasmin Khan

Yasmin Khan is an LA-based design educator and graphic designer. After almost 15 years in the business, she still has no proper web presence. She is an assistant professor of Graphic Design program (BFA and MFA) at Otis College of Art and Design. Her client-based work focuses on print design…

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