Hannes Bernard

Hannes Bernard

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Greater Purchase

Greater Purchase is a collection of Khangas (fabric posters) that deal with the contemporary aesthetics of design, politics and power symbolism in the South. The series traces new cultural trade routes through seemingly disparate stories from China, Africa and Latin America, while positing a new aesthetic and ideology for design in the South.

The End Times

WHO YOU GONNA CALL was the 2012 graduation show of the Sandberg Instituut’s design department. In collaboration with Guido Giglio (BR) we presented The Beauty of Austerity (film) & The End Times (newspaper) along with some roasted goats.
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Stone Soup

Stone Soup is a food event designed for the closing night of the Mediamatic Ruilen (Swapping) show, held during December in Amsterdam. In collaboration with Anja Groten & Florian Pfeffer who arranged the SwapupShop at Otis in Los Angeles, we wanted to create an internal food-swapping economy. The dinner was designed around the old folk tale of stone soup.
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Freedom Shoes – Palestine

This is the first prototype of a sneaker series created in collaboration with the Sandberg Instituut & the International Academy of Art in Ramallah for the Disarming Design from Palestine collection.

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Palestine by Design

In September the International Academy of Art Palestine, in collaboration with the Sandberg Instituut, initiated a design workshop in Ramallah to develop new Palestinian products.

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Pier2Pier

As part of the 2012 Toffie Pop Culture Festival in Cape Town, the Dutch team created a pirate-trading installation inspired by the seafaring history of the two countries. USB drives full of pirated design resources in open formats were attached to a system of ropes, pulleys and weights.


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Design Banquet

This dinner was based on a previous project in which a dinner was designed around the idea of crisis. The Banquet plays with uncertainty and the need for people to help each other understand & enjoy the food. Everything is presented without explanation, and left up to the audience to figure out. Through the shared social experience of uncertainty, diners develop a common food economy based on giving rather than taking.


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The Banquet – Willem’s Attempt

On the 15th of December the Sandberg students hosted a 12 hour banquet to discuss ‘designing during times of crisis’. The event was an attempt at defining & confining the idea of a crisis and discussing personal approaches or experiences of it. Along with Martina Patrelli, I prepared the food & drink for the evening. Our menu was designed around the idea of uncertainty and the need for people to help each other understand & enjoy the food. Everything was presented without explanation, and left up to the audience to figure out.

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Rolleiflex 101

I recently made a trade for a Rolleiflex medium-format camera. I’m a total novice as evidenced by my first photo. Think I need a light meter…and a tripod…and film that isn’t 10 years post expiry….Hey at least something came out, unlike the b&w film…

Risotto al nero di seppia

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Jungle Jim Magazine

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VHS

A terrific review.

Amsterdam

My first week in Amsterdam…

 


Jungle Jim is a bimonthly African Pulp Fiction zine, featuring genre-writing from across the continent. To submit original fiction, please see HERE.


Pangea is a new platform for exchange between designers of the Northern & Southern hemispheres I initiated with Paris Magazine. Check out the program details here.


As part of the Toffie Pop Culture Festival which took place in Cape Town in 2012, I made a design banquet. Along with Team Netherlands we also made a shipping installation with pirate cargo.

Contact

e. hannesbernard@gmail.com
t. +31 62 1492534
s. hannesbernard
62 Frans de Wollanstraat, 1018SC, Amsterdam. ☻
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Click here for CV, portfolio & exhibition details.

Hey! I'm a South African designer based in Amsterdam, doing research at the Sandberg Instituut. I run a design & illustration consultancy between Cape Town, Saõ Paulo & Amsterdam, and publish Jungle Jim, a bimonthly African Pulp Fiction Zine.