Meitar Almog

STW21-MEITAR-ALMOG

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS (SVA)

Meitar Almog is a NYC based graphic designer from Tel Aviv. She is currently a senior at SVA, focusing on motion graphics. Meitar likes expressive illustrations, short stories, YouTube videos about astronomy, and cherry tomatoes. She likes thinking about design through the lens of animation. Motion graphics deepened her idea of graphic design and presented her with the opportunity to amplify her pieces with dimension, illustration, sound design, and storytelling. Meitar’s work may be found @MeitarAlmog (ig) and at his website-meitar.me. You can also find her on a bench gazing at the Hudson River.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?

I was born in Israel and I currently live in NYC.

STUDYING ON CAMPUS OR ONLINE?

Studying online

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?

I might be neither

FAVORITE MOVIE?

I still can’t get over ‘Spirited Away’ by Hayao Miyazaki

FAVORITE BINGE WATCH?

Parks and Rec for maximum rejuvenation

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?

Instagram

FAVORITE PODCAST?

The Anthropocene Reviewed FAVORITE ARTIST? Ai Weiwei, Agnes Martin, Kara Walker

FAVORITE BOOK?

A pigeon and a boy’ by Meir Shalev

FAVORITE CHARITY OR CAUSE?

ACLU, the fight for women’s rights, focusing on black and queer voices, and the fight to end racial injustice.

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY DURING THE PANDEMIC?

Bird watching is the ultimate meditation. I also like to bike around the city!

HAVE THE CHALLENGES OF 2020 CHANGED HOW YOU THINK ABOUT GRAPHIC DESIGN AND DESIGNERS?

2020 made me consider more carefully the ways design can profoundly affect our behavior, and how it can contribute to a change in our collective focus.

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