Join curator and typography expert Alexander Tochilovsky for a fun and informative walking tour of Brighton Beach! Explore the cultural legacy of this historic neighborhood through the Cyrillic typefaces that fill its signage, and learn about the evolution of its lettering as the area grew into a thriving ethnic enclave. Questions (and comfortable footwear) strongly encouraged!
Originally from Odesa, Ukraine, Alexander Tochilovsky is a graphic designer, curator, researcher, and teacher. He is the Curator of the Herb Lubalin Study Center at The Cooper Union and is the co-founder of both the Type@Cooper program and the Typographics conference. Alexander has taught design and typography for over 15 years and holds a BFA from The Cooper Union, and an MFA in graphic design from Cranbrook Academy of Art.