Julia Schäfer is a Brooklyn-based designer from Basel. She is currently working at MoMA PS1, Morcos Key, and Aperture, and is an artist in residence at the Yale Center for Collaborative Arts and Media (CCAM). She holds an MFA from the Yale School of Art.


October 21
Memory Gaps is streaming at Videoex 2021 in Zurich.
September 21
‘Apriori’ typeface in use at Room(s): Yale School of Architecture Graduate Women Alums 1942-, New Haven, curated by Jessica Varner, graphic identity by Omnivore.
September 21
Ohne Worte
, group exhibition, Psychiatrie Liestal, Basel-County, Switzerland.

July 21
Palm, solo-exhibition in collaboration with Michèle Degen as Duo44, at Hebel 121, Basel, Switzerland.

June 21
Logo for Tiding House press.

June 21
Screen Time
tote for Yale Center of Collaborative Arts and Media in collaboration with Jinu Hong, available over Yale Maquette.

May 21
On my way!
Graphic Design 2020 MFA Thesis Exhibition, May 13–19, 2021 in EIK / 32 Edgewood Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

April 21
Collective Typeface
workshop for Urbano Project, Care Matters: Media Tools for Urban Kinship, Spring 2021 with Mark Anthony Hernández Motaghy.

February 21
Feature on Typeroom.eu, Can you design a typeface with your very own eyes? 
January 21
Sand Between My Toes was part of I Might Know You Before, group exhibition, Bananafish Gallery, Shanghai, China.
January 21
Website for the artist Mariel Capanna.
November 20
This is a Pillow
, online performance organized by The Portable Museum and in collaboration with Jinu Hong. 

December 20
Communication for Open House – Closed Doors of the University for Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria. The Open Daystook place mostly online due to the pandemic. In collaboration with 101

October 20
Poster for The Life and Work of Harry Partch: A Lecture Series by Charles Corey, Yale CCAM.
October 20
Memory Gaps
was selected to the 2020 Hot Steam annual video art festival.

September 20
Version Space: Liz Magic Laser in conversation with Julia Schäfer
Editor: Angie Keefer
Published by Library Stack.

This is the first publication of Version Space, a series of pamphlets transcribing conversations among artists and graduate students in visual art regarding Artificial Intelligence and related topics, produced in collaboration with Library Stack and funded by the Artistic Research program of the Sandberg Instituut.

April 21
Many people are typing is a platform emerging from a slack channel about  environments and social structures where design is taught and practiced. This transatlantic exchange took place between Kat McGrath, Max Kohler, Roland Ross, and myself.
Read the full announcement on Content free

Last updated: October 2021