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Jon Wozencroft

London, UK

Jon Wozencroft is the author of The Graphic Language of Neville Brody 1 & 2, published by Thames & Hudson in 1988 and 1994, and a curator of the exhibition of the same name held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1988, and ultimately at Parco department store in Tokyo in 1990. In 1990, he set up FUSE with Neville Brody, a critical forum for the impact of digital media on type and visual communication. In 1994, 1995 and 1998, Wozencroft organised the programme for the three Fuse Conferences held thus far in London, Berlin and San Francisco.

In 1982 Jon Wozencroft founded the audiovisual publishing company, Touch, to push the powerful chemistry between sound and visual media. Recent releases have included CDs by Fennesz, Biosphere, and Chris Watson, Eleh and Mika Vainio amongst many others, and a new series of seven-inch singles that bridge experimental music with the classic pop format.

Alongside Touch, Wozencroft’s photography and design work has appeared in a number of publications, including Fax Art, Sampler, G1, Merz to Emigre and Beyond and most recently Cover Art By. He was the publisher of Vagabond (magazine co–edited with Jon Savage, 1992), and the editor/designer of Joy Division’s Heart and Soul box set in 1997, with whom he also worked on the 2007 CD reissues by Warner Brothers. In 2008 he was named ‘Music Designer of the Year’ in the Qwartz Awards, Paris.

A book of his work, Touch & Fuse, was published in 1999 by the University of Porto. His moving-image work that has been showcased at the BFI, Sonar, Transmediale, Avanti, Punkt and numerous other festivals.

Wozencroft has taught at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, The London College of Printing, and has given lectures at numerous art colleges and universities around the world. He is presently Senior Tutor in sound and moving image in the School of Communication at the Royal College of Art.


My Artists Sessions

Thursday, September 27


Friday, September 28