Sunday Sketching with Christoph and Christoph

20 oktober 2016
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Renowned magazine maker and editor in chief of Zeit Magazin Christoph Amend will be talking to illustrator Christoph Niemann about illustration, magazines, magazine making, books and current affairs. In addition to the talk the new international edition of Zeit Magazin and Christoph Niemann’s book Sunday Sketching will be launched this evening (in cooperation with Zeit Magazin and Van Ditmar Import), October 20th, 5pm-6.30pm at Spui25. Drinks and book signing afterwards in Athenaeum Nieuwscentrum.

About the speakers

Christoph Amend, born in 1974, is the editor in chief of ZEIT magazin and publisher of ZEIT's art magazine WeltkunstZEIT magazine's international issue, a bi-annual in English, was launched in 2013. This fall he launched ZEIT magazin MANN, a bi-annual stand-alone men’s magazine for the German market. Before joining DIE ZEIT Amend was the editor of the Sunday supplement of Berlin's daily Der Tagesspiegel and deputy editor of Süddeutsche Zeitung jetzt-Magazin. For his book Morgen Tanzt Die Ganze Welt (Tomorrow the whole world will dance) he won the Hermann Hesse Junior book award in 2004. He's the co-publisher of the book Die Grünen - Das Buch ('The Green Party. The Book') which was published in 2011. In 2012 he wrote a memoir with German actress Iris Berben (Ein Jahr. Ein Leben).

Christoph Niemann (Foto: Gene Glover) is an illustrator, artist, and author. His work has appeared on the covers of The New YorkerTimeWiredThe New York Times Magazine and American Illustration, and has won awards from AIGA, the Art Directors Club and The Lead Awards. His corporate clients include Google, Amtrak, Herman Miller and The Museum of Modern Art. He is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale.


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MINDBOOKSATH : athenaeum