We are most grateful to the participating designers, without whom such an exhibition would not be possible: Åbäke, Bob Aufuldish, Ludovic Balland, Rachel Berger, Peter Bil’ak, Catalogtree, Dexter Sinister, Daniel Eatock, Jaan Evart, Experimental Jetset, Ed Fella, General Working Group, Julian Hagen, Hansje van Halem, Bill Hsu, David Karwan, Mr. Keedy, Na Kim, Jürg Lehni, Willem Henri Lucas, LUST, MacFadden and Thorpe, Daniël Maarleveld, Karel Martens, Jeremy Mende, Metahaven, Mevis & van Deursen, Moniker, Lesley Moore, Karl Nawrot & Walter Warton, Radim Pesko, Practise, Project Projects, PSY/OPS, ResearchCenteredDesign, Joel Stillman, Sulki and Min, Martin Venezky, Volume Inc., and Zak Group

The curator, Jon Sueda, would like to thank the following individuals, who in various ways have helped to realisze All Possible Futures: Jen Allender, Brian Barreto, Tim Belonax, Zemartas Budrys, Emmet Byrne, Jocelyn Chang, Angelina Cheney, Nathanael Cho, Torreya Cummings, Aurora Crispin, Wayne Daly, Kat Dickinson, Claire Fitzsimmons, Liz Glass, Monika Gruzite, Chris Hamamoto, Justin Hoover, Christina Jirachachavalwong, Mary Ellyn Johnson, Christopher Jordan, Jennifer Katell, Robert Kloos, Zak Kyes, Sophie Lamparter, Lex Leifheit, Reiko Lim, Sophine Lim, Justin Limoges, Micki Meng, Matt Mckinley, Zoe Minikes, Lindsey Moore, Carolyn Packer, Jennifer Schnell, Rita Souther, Kai Sueda, Lindsey Westbrook, Karly Wildenhaus, Jess Young, and Kainalani Young.

SOMArts’ exhibition programs are generously supported by the Community Arts and Education Program of the San Francisco Arts Commission, The San Francisco Foundation and individual donors.

All Possible Futures, a 2014 SOMArts Commons Curatorial Residency exhibition, received generous support from swissnex San Francisco and is supported as part of the Dutch Culture USA Program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York.

The exhibition and accompanying publication were created with the help of a California College of the Arts faculty development grant. Other partners who have been integral to the success of the project are Bedford Press, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, Facebook Analog Research Lab, Martin Sign Company, Nonin Medical, Oscar Printing, Pacific Paper Tube, San Francisco State University, and Team Print Shop.

Exhibition supporters: Lindsey Westbrook and Davey Whitcraft.

Exhibition patrons: Denise Gonzales Crisp, Draw Down Books, Thomas Ingalls, Willem Henri Lucas, Ellen Lupton, Megan Lynch, and Angie Wang and Mark Fox / Design is Play.


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All Possible Futures

  • Editor: Jon Sueda
  • Curator and exhibition designer: Jon Sueda
  • Catalogue design: Jon Sueda and Monika Gruzite
  • Website design: Chris Hamamoto and Jon Sueda
  • Typeface design: Lÿno by Karl Nawrot and Radim Peško, and F Grotesk by Radim Peško
  • Colour: New Extreme Violet by Zak Group
  • Copy editor: Lindsey Westbrook
  • Proofreading: Clare Barrett
  • French translator: Deke Dusinberre
  • Photo Research: Anne Davis
  • Installation Photography: Johnna Arnold

ISBN: 978-1-907414-35-0

Published by: Bedford Press

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© 2014 Bedford Press and the Authors. No part of this book may be reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission from the publisher, except in the context of reviews.

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