OTAMI-ᐅᑕᒥ- is an independently owned Cree/Nêhiýawᐃᑘᐏᓇ graphic designᓀᐦᐃᔭᐤ ᒪᓯᓃᐏᐣ studio based in Tiohtià:ke/Montréal with a focus on multilingual typography and visual identity designᓀᐦᐃᔭᐤ ᒪᓯᓃᐏᐣ.

OTAMI-ᐅᑕᒥ- expressesᐃᑘᐏᐣ itself by exploring nature, visual culture, art, literature, philosophy, and the aesthetics of everyday lifeᐱᒫᑎᓯᐏᐣ.

We follow a contemporary approach but based in Cree/Nêhiýawᐃᑘᐏᓇ traditionsᐋᓂᐢᑯᑑᑕᒧᐏᐣ. We createᐅᓯᐦᒋᑫᐤ innovative, unconventional, meaningful, experimental and lasting visual concepts. We are extremely passionateᑭᑎᒫᑫᔨᒧᐏᐣ about strong typography-driven and graphic-based work, which is the main focusᓇᐦᐋᐸᐦᒋᑫᐏᐣ of our projects.

Collaboratingᐚᐦᑰᐦᑐᐏᐣ is our main way of working since collaborationsᐚᐦᑰᐦᑐᐏᐣ helpᓈᑕᒫᑫᐤ to build bridges between communitiesᐃᐦᑖᐏᐣ.

CURRENT MEMBERS
Sébastien Aubin: Creative Director
Allen’s Cruz: Lead Designer
Sita Singh: Designer
Michael Rattray: Administrator


PAST PEOPLE
Aziza Nassih: Coordinator
Dominic Hughes: Junior designer
Jasion Siriack: Intern
Catherine Sasseville: Coordinator

COLLABORATORS
221A Gallery
Art Gallery of Ontario
Banff Centre
Caroline Monnet
Cheyenne Arnold-Cunningham
Crowns Agency
Daphné collective
GLAM collective
IPAI
Jason Baerg
Jeffrey Gibson
Kite Kite
McCord Museum
Remai Modern Gallery

OTAMI- January 2022 Canada