Alex Jordan (FR)
Nous Travaillons Ensemble
Alex Jordan is a graphic designer, photographer and professor. 1966: university entrance diploma. 1966–70: studies at the Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf (Academy of Fine Arts). This was followed by his first steps as an artist, husband, father, teacher and photographer. 1976: arrives at the graphic studio Grapus in Paris. Learns about graphic design, in exchange for his own creative and political talents. 1985: founded the photo agency Le Bar Floréal. 1989: foundation of the group Nous Travaillons Ensemble, as a part of Grapus (current members Sebastien Courtois, Elodie Cavel, Valérie Debure, Isabelle Jégo, Ronit Meirovitz). 1990: National Graphic design award for Grapus (Pierre Bernard, Gérard Paris-Clavel, Jean-Paul Bachollet, Alex Jordan). Break-up of the group. 1993: appointed to the communications and design department, Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weisensee. Since 2000: member of the Art Direction team, International Poster Festival, Chaumont, France.