Tanja Godlewsky

Based in Cologne, Tanja Godlewsky is an independent creative director and an expert in design and pop culture. She implements complex design projects in the fields of culture, research and business. In addition to her expertise in contemporary visual culture, branding, and publishing, she analyses and researches the visual staging of pop musicians. For many years, she has also concerned herself with the possibilities of gender design in a (pop) cultural context. Tanja has been working with students from various design and art universities, for example from the design department of the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen or from the Köln International School of Design.

She currently teaches Concept and Design at the Folkwang Institut für Pop-Musik.

Recent publications:

2019
Female Musicians’ Visual Gender Staging in Music Videos,
Cubic Journal, No. 2, Gender Design,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hongkong

2017
Visuelle Geschlechterinszenierungen von Musikerinnen,
GENDER. Zeitschrift für Geschlecht, Kultur und Gesellschaft,
Schwerpunktheft Design; Verlag Barbara Budrich, Leverkusen

2013
Design studiert, Perspektiven nach dem Studium
Hrsg. Michael Erlhoff und Christina Moritz, Verlag KISDedition, Köln

2007
Wörterbuch Design, Texte zum Thema Design (mehrere Beiträge),
Hrsg. Michael Erlhoff und Timothy Marshall,
Birkhäuser Verlag AG, Basel.Boston.Berlin
erschienen 2007 auch in Englisch und 2016 in Chinesisch

(Contribution in:) Michael Erlhoff & Christina Moritz (eds.): Design studiert. Perspektiven nach dem Studium, KISDedition 2013

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