Founded in 2007, the studio takes commissioned works of calligraphy, illustration, design, and installation from individuals, publications, and institutions, as well as producing projects of its own.
Based in Berlin, the studio consists of rotating teams of artists, designers, and writers invited to collaborate on specific projects around the globe.
For inquiries about existing or potential projects, please write minette (at) brushsong.com.
Minette Mangahas, Founder, Principal Designer & Artist
Merging ethnography and collaborative contemporary art practice, Minette Mangahas creates multi-dimensional projects that merge elements such as calligraphic ink painting, projection mapping, interactive installations, and storybooks.
Her work has been featured internationally at venues such as the Chinese Biennial in Beijing, the Pacific Asia Museum in Los Angeles, Project Row Houses in Houston, the Oakland Museum of California, the Arario Gallery in New York and in Tricycle Magazine. She received degrees from Duke University (BA) and New York University’s Tisch School for the Arts (MPS, Interactive New Media). A Fulbright Fellow at the Pohchang College in Rajamangala University of Technology in Bangkok. She has also received the John Hope Franklin Award from the Center for Documentary Studies, the Rockefeller Flow Fund Award, the Ford Foundation Mentorship Award, the LEF Foundation Artist Grant, among others.
For more information about Minette, visit her HERE