Designer, curator and educator.
After a detour into economics and philosophy, Nina studied graphic design at Esdi (Brazil) and the Gerrit Rietveld Academie (the Netherlands). Her graduation project was the temporary experimental design school, “Escola Aberta”, which took place in Rio de Janeiro during the first week of August 2012. MA in design research at the Hochschule der Künste Bern (CH), investigating the history and pedagogical philosophy of the Swiss publishing house Niggli (2016-17).
Her work usually involves many others and revolves around notions of supporting, directing and collaborating. Since 2012, Nina Paim has been working independently as a designer, curator, and educator. Paim has taught at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, the Basel School of Design, FBAUL Lisbon, the Estonian Academy of Arts, Ésad Valence, and Krabbesholm Høsjkole, among others schools. Selected lectured include Fernand Baudin, Chaumont Festival, UdK Berlin and Parallel School Lausanne. In 2014, Paim curated and designed the exhibition “Taking a Line for a Walk” at the 26th International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno, for which she was awarded a Swiss Design Awards in 2015. In that same year, she was an artist in residence and guest lecturer at Krabbesholm Højskole (DK.)
She recently edited the book “Taking a Line for a Walk”, conceived in collaboration with Corinne Gisel and Emilia Bergmark, to be released by Spector Books in the Fall 2016.