The lectures and panel discussions cover a wide range of media and disciplines, such as illustration, graphic design, game design, fashion, art and robotics. In addition to the conference, there will be four days of events, screenings, and installations.
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This years line up:
A French artist, illustrator and art director who is best known for her ever-evolving procession of lovable characters and Technicolor digital mashes.
Their popular robot Keepon was built to engage in nonverbal interaction with children, particularly those with autism.
Ben & Julia
They create exceptionally Mixed Media work through water colour and drawings, puppetry, 2D and 3D animation and live action.
An American artist most widely known for the street installations he creates using box sealing tape.
Toured as part of the multimedia theatre collective PIPS:lab and worked for MTV Networks as a designer.
Allyson Mellberg Taylor
Her drawings are intimate, reminiscent of things seen in an artist’s most personal journal/diary. Gentle figures find a stage on the page to breathe, to interact with others.
Burgerman has pushed the character obsession of the late 90s into a new direction, with his monster-like characters layered into compositions where cartoon-like forms are crammed on top of each other until they create a screaming mass of energy.
Illustrator, graphic designer and typographer Siggi Eggertsson from Iceland has made a name for himself through his distinct use of abstract colours, playful lines and minimal geometric shapes.