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Bankraub 2.0

Date: July 13, 2015
Client: NEOS

NEOS zu den ersten Hypo-U-Ausschuss-Monaten: Dreifaches Versagen von Aufsicht, Politik und Justiz

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Welcome home!

In May, Anne Lehmann and I worked for the German development organization AGEH at a conference with the charity Brot für die Welt.

Our mission was to visualize stories told by development workers who had recently returned to Germany from abroad. While most of these stories originated in places like rural Kenya or Colombia, they inevitably dealt with the changes in perspective experienced by the development workers when they returned home, and their struggles to reconcile their views with those who had stayed behind.

I found some of those stories deeply moving, some where funny, and some were quite sad – but in all cases I was impressed by the narrators’ dedication to make the world a better place. I hope, we also made a small contribution to that goal by our graphic recordings.

AGEH Markt der Möglichkeiten Julian Kücklich

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Water is life

In March, I worked at the Federal Ministry for Education and Research‘s booth at Wasser Berlin International for four days. My task was to collect and visualize the visitors’ visions for the future of water management. The minister, Johanna Wanka, stopped by to talk to students from Albert-Einstein-Gymnasium (Ulm). You can see me do my thing in some of the pictures:

Johanna Wanka Julian Kücklich Messe Wasser Berlin 2 Johanna Wanka Julian Kücklich Messe Wasser Berlin 1All images Copyright © 2015 Messe Berlin GmbH

 

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Welcome to Germany! (2)

In January, I cooperated with seven other graphic recorders (Anne Lehmann, Ka Schmitz, Susanne Asheuer, Imke Schmidt, Magdalena Wiegner, Tobias Solcher, and Jonas Möhring) on a project focused on bringing young people from other European countries to Germany for vocational training.

The project, called MobiProEU, or more to the point, The Job of My Life, is supported by a large number of German training organizations. Each of these organizations presented their contribution at a conference in Berlin, which was attended by illustrious guests such as the German Federal Minister for Labour and Social Affairs, Andrea Nahles, and the Spanish Ambassador to Germany, Juan Pablo Garcià-Berdoy Ceresco.

Our task was to visualize each of the 150+ project contributions within about an hour and a half, so the pictures could be scanned, framed, and given to the attendees as a souvenir. I am happy to report that the images have popped up in many different places, so the concept seems to have worked.

MobiPro EU Julian Kücklich

 

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Access for all

One of my last gigs in 2014 was for the German charity Aktion Mensch, in collaboration with Gabriele Heinzel, Marie Jacobi, Susanne Asheuer, Daniel Freymüller and Imke Schmidt. The conference under the heading “Inclusion 2025” discussed topics such as Inclusion at Work and Education, Social Responsibility, Public Space and Relationships, Technology and Digital Communication, and Innovation in Life Sciences. Below are the images I contributed:

Aktion Mensch Aktion Mensch

Our images were also featured in the video documentation of the event:

Aktion Mensch: Video

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Welcome to Germany!

Last November, Christoph Kellner and I did the graphic recording at the “Ankommen in Deutschland” conference in Leipzig, which discussed the situation of refugees in Germany from different perspectives. Our task was to listen for pertinent topics, and visualize them on pieces of A4 paper, which resulted in a sort of mosaic (image by Björn Bernat):

Ankommen in Deutschland (by Björn Bernat)

 

Björn also took some great pictures of us while working, this one is probably my favorite:

Ankommen in Deutschland (by Björn Bernat)

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