Ollie George

Designer, creative producer and artistic researcher based in Berlin.

Studio Tomás Saraceno
Research and Communications Officer
Berlin (DE)
03/2021 – present

Led the research, creative production and communications of spider divination project Nggamdu.org (2021–ongoing), major solo exhibition Web(s) of Life and the editorial production of its accompanying catalogue (2023); assisted for exhibitions Particular Matter(s), Silent Autumn (2022), we do not all breathe the same air (2021), large-scale commission Cloud Cities Barcelona (2022), and accompanying digital projects. Carrying out regular coordination of studio projects Aerocene and Arachnophilia.

трип / Nina Kraviz
Graphic Designer
Online (www)
10/2020 – present
Regular print production and artworking for the label releases of trip recordings and connected imprints.

Ollie George
Online (www)
09/2019 – present
Project narration and biographic writing for artists and cultural clients, including Phantasia, David Paige, EDITS, and Rachel Lyn.

Archive for the Eleventh Hour
Co-convener and Researcher
Berlin (DE) and online
05/2019 – present
With Edi Danartono and Ekaterina Golovko I convene a curriculum-collective and distributed community of artists, researchers, curators, filmmakers, and DJs. Together, we have produced research, facilitated a six-month workshop series and exhibited its result for Haus der Kulturen der Welt’s The Whole Life project (2019–22); contributed essays to Decolonial Hacker (online, 2021) and Our Teaching Takes Shape As We Go (Archive Books, 2022). Currently, we are working towards the publication of an edited book and vinyl record (K. Verlag, 2024).

Art Director
Berlin (DE)
09/2019 – 06/2022
Design (digital, graphic) and directorial work for a range of cultural and corporate clients, including my lead on an extensive redesign of Athens-based Schwarz Foundation’s digital presence, and the conceptual development of bus.group’s website across design, copywriting and project reproduction.

Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Web and Graphic Designer
Berlin (DE)
10/2020 – 03/2022
Led the design concept and realisation of an extensive online repository and publishing platform for the Haus’ long-term project The Whole Life (wholelife.hkw.de), its extension into an experimental publication and accompanying communications.

Slavs and Tatars
Design and Press assistant
Berlin (DE)
03/2018 – 03/2021
Graphic-related design for exhibitions Kirchgängerbanger, Made in Dschermany and its connected publication Wripped Scripped (2018, Hatje Cantz); production of artworks Bicephalic and The Alphabet (Uighur); restructuring of the artist’s press and artwork archive; design assistance for publication The Contest of the Fruits (2021, MIT Press).

BBH China
Creative (intern)
Shanghai (CN)
05/2017 – 06/2017
Worked on accounts for Carabao and Harbin Beer. I produced and edited a concept film to propose the team’s vision for a Carabao campaign across Tier 1 cities—later winning the pitch.

Creative (intern)
London (UK)
Worked on accounts for Budweiser and Gordon’s Gin. One of my taglines was later used within Budweiser’s OOH presence at The O2.