Work so far

Books

Christopher Burke, Eric Kindel, Sue Walker (eds). 2013. Isotype: design and contexts, 1925--1971. London: Hyphen Press

Otto Neurath. 2010. From hieroglyphics to Isotype: a visual autobiography, Matthew Eve and Christopher Burke (eds). London: Hyphen Press

Book chapters

Christopher Burke. 2013 The Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsmuseum in Wien [Social and economic museum of Vienna], 1925--34, Isotype: design and contexts, 1925 to 1971. London: Hyphen Press, pp. 21--102
--. 2013. 'Die bunte Welt [The vivid world], 1929', Isotype: design and contexts, 1925 to 1971. London: Hyphen Press, pp. 103--6
--. 2013. 'The atlas Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft [Society and economy], 1930', Isotype: design and contexts, 1925 to 1971. London: Hyphen Press, pp. 186--215
--. 2013. 'Animated Isotype on film, 1941--7', Isotype: design and contexts, 1925 to 1971. London: Hyphen Press, pp. 366--389
--. 2013. 'Pictogram design: Vienna and beyond', Isotype: design and contexts, 1925 to 1971. London: Hyphen Press, pp. 498--521
--. 2010. 'Introduction', From hieroglyphics to Isotype: a visual autobiography, Matthew Eve and Christopher Burke (eds). London: Hyphen Press, pp. vii--xvii

Matthew Eve. 2010. 'Preface', From hieroglyphics to Isotype: a visual autobiography, Matthew Eve and Christopher Burke (eds). London: Hyphen Press, pp. xviii--xxxi

Eric Kindel. 2013. 'Future Books & Future magazine, 1946--52' and 'British Council Study Boxes, 1950--1', Isotype: design and contexts, 1925 to 1971. London: Hyphen Press, pp. 438--47
--. 2013. 'Isotype in Africa: Gold Coast, Sierra Leone, and the Western Region of Nigeria, 1952-8, Isotype: design and contexts, 1925 to 1971. London: Hyphen Press, pp. 448--97

Emma Minns. 2013. 'Picturing Soviet progress: Izostat, 1931--4', Isotype: design and contexts, 1925 to 1971. London: Hyphen Press, pp. 257--81

Sue Walker. 2013. Graphic explanation for children, 1944--71, Isotype: design and contexts, 1925 to 1971. London: Hyphen Press, pp. 390--437

Essays & articles

Christopher Burke. 2011. 'The linguistic status of Isotype', Image and imaging in philosophy, science and the arts, volume 2, Richard Heinrich, Elisabeth Nemeth, Wolfram Pichler, David Wagner (eds), (Proceedings of the 33rd International Ludwig Wittgenstein-Symposium in Kirchberg, 2010, part of Publications of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, new series, vol. 17). Frankfurt, Paris, Lancaster, New Brunswick: Ontos Verlag, pp. 31--57
--. 2010. 'Back to basics: Otto Neurath and Isotype', Cambridge Literary Review, vol. 1, no. 3 (Easter 2010), 221--35
--. 2009. 'Isotype: representing social facts pictorially', Information Design Journal, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 210--21
--. 2008. 'Talking pictures', an appraisal of Otto Neurath's Modern man in the making (1939), Eye, vol. 17, no. 68 (summer 2008), pp. 24--5

Matthew Eve. 2009. 'Isotype in trouble, 1946--1948', Modern typography in Britain: graphic design, politics, and society (Typography papers, 8). London: Hyphen Press, 2009, pp. 129--34

Eric Kindel. 2011. 'Reaching the people: Isotype beyond the West', Image and imaging in philosophy, science and the arts, volume 2, Richard Heinrich, Elisabeth Nemeth, Wolfram Pichler, David Wagner (eds), (Proceedings of the 33rd International Ludwig Wittgenstein-Symposium in Kirchberg, 2010, part of Publications of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, new series, vol. 17). Frankfurt, Paris, Lancaster, New Brunswick: Ontos Verlag, pp. 175--193
-- & Sue Walker, with Christopher Burke, Matthew Eve and Emma Minns. 2010. 'Isotype revisited', Progetto grafico, no. 18, September 2010, pp. 48--57, translated (into Italian) by Silvia Sfligiotti; republished under the same title, in English, in Progetto grafico international (no. 19), March 2011, pp. 16--23; see also here

Sue Walker. 2012. 'Explaining history to children: Otto and Marie Neurath's work on the Visual History of Mankind', Journal of Design History, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 345--62

Exhibitions

2010. 'Isotype: international picture language', Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 10 December 2010 -- 13 March 2011, curated by 'Isotype revisited', in collaboration with the V&A

2009. 'The world in pictures: books and charts made with Isotype', Special Collections Service, University of Reading, 9 January -- 31 March 2009, curated by Christopher Burke and Matthew Eve

2009. 'If you could see inside: children's books produced by the Isotype Institute in the 1940s', Department of Typography & Graphic Communication, University of Reading, 9 January -- 20 March 2009, curated by Sue Walker with Emma Minns

Papers

Christopher Burke. 2010. 'The linguistic status of Isotype', delivered to the workshop 'Picturing social facts: on Neurath's visual language', 33rd International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, 9 August 2010
-- 2009. 'Isotype: representing social relationships pictorially', Data Designed For Decisions conference, Paris, 20 June 2009
--. 2008. 'Otto and Marie Neurath in Exile', Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, University of London, 24 October 2008
--. 2008. '"Picture pedagogy": Isotype as a political and educational instrument', Networks of Design conference, University College Falmouth, 4 September 2008

Matthew Eve, 'From hieroglyphics to Isotype: Otto Neurath's visual autobiography', St Bride Library, London, 18 November 2009

Eric Kindel. 2010. 'Reaching the people: Isotype beyond the West', delivered to the workshop 'Picturing social facts: on Neurath's visual language', 33rd International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, 9 August 2010
-- 2009. 'Isotype in Africa: encouraging social democracy in British colonial West Africa', St Bride Library, London, 18 November 2009
--. 2009. 'Isotype in Africa', Information Design Conference, University of Greenwich, London, 2 April 2009

Emma Minns. 2009. '"To catch up with and overtake": Soviet success in pictorial statistics 1931--1940', Russia in Britain conference, Institute of English Studies, University of London, 25 and 26 June 2009
--. 2009. '"Catch up with and overtake" - Pictorial statistics and the representation of Soviet success', Information Design Conference, University of Greenwich, London, 2 April 2009

Sue Walker. 2009. '"They are wizard books": Otto and Marie Neurath's approach to child-centred book design', St Bride Library, London, 18 November 2009
--. 2009. 'Let's see inside: the Isotype Institute's approach to child-centred book design', Information Design Conference, University of Greenwich, London, 2 April 2009
--. 2008. 'Let's see inside: the Isotype Institute's approach to child-centred book design'. Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland, 14 November 2008

PhD thesis

Sue Perks. 2012. 'A definition of the principles of Isotype and an investigation into their methods of diffusion and legacy', unpublished PhD thesis, University of Reading

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