About

Adriaan Van Leuven (b. 1992, Leuven) is an independent graphic designer based in Brussels. He started his practice as a collaborator of publishing house Spector Books in Leipzig and graduated from the Werkplaats Typografie in Arnhem in 2018. Recent commissioners include Office Baroque, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Captures éditions and Goethe-Institut.

Exhibitions

‘Oooh’, Z33, Hasselt, BE, 2020

‘À Louer/Te Huur’, Le Serpentin, Brussels, BE, 2019

‘Weekend at Charlie’s’, VANDENHOVE Centrum voor Architectuur en Kunst, Ghent, BE (cat.), 2019

‘End of the Year Show’, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, NL, 2018

‘The Opening and Closing Reception’, Sitterwerk, St. Gallen, CH, 2018

‘Assorted Occurrences’, The Box, Werkplaats Typografie, Arnhem, NL, 2018

‘FLIP – About Image Construction’, Zwarte Zaal, KASK, Ghent, BE, 2018 (cat.)

‘Fruits of Fraud’, Project room at NY Art Book Fair 2017, MoMA PS1, New York, USA, 2017

‘End of the Year Show’, Werkplaats Typografie, Arnhem, NL, 2017

‘Present Perfect’, LA Art Book Fair 2017, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, USA, 2017

‘Maps to the Stars’, Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography, Los Angeles, USA, 2017 (cat.)

‘WT Papier’, NY Art Book Fair 2016, MoMA PS1, New York, USA, 2016

Residencies

Stiftung Sitterwerk, St. Gallen, CH, 2018

Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography, Los Angeles, USA, 2018

Features and Reviews

Austin Redman, WT in LA (Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography, 2017), ill.

Étapes: 228, Paris, 5 November 2015, p.117, ill.

‘Student “steekt zichzelf in brand”’, Het Laatste Nieuws, 6 November 2014, ill.

Public Presentations and Academic Activities

Octopus of Offshoots: book launch at Kunstverein, Amsterdam, NL, 2019

Octopus of Offshoots: book presentation at Ghent Art Book Fair 2019, Kunsthal, Ghent, BE, 2019

Lecture and guest critic at Erg (Master Installation / Performance), Brussels, BE, 2019

External reviewer at Erg (Master erg.edit / Politique du Multiple), Brussels, BE, 2018

Lecture with Malin Gewinner at ARCHIV & UC Books, Zurich, CH, 2018

Shelf Life: book launch at NY Art Book Fair 2017, MoMA PS1, New York, USA, 2017