• Pictoplasma Berlin Conference 2015
    Pictoplasma Berlin Conference 2015

    The world’s leading and largest Conference and Festival of contemporary character culture is back in Berlin, with a dense program of inspiring artist presentations, conference lectures, animation screenings, workshops, installations, numerous character walk exhibitions, performances and of course, loads of character! The unique mix of screenings, exhibitions, and personal artist presentations delivers tons of inspiring input, while the lively exchange between the various disciplines highlights the importance of contemporary characters in today’s global visual understanding.

  • see#10: The Conference on Visualization of Information
    see#10: The Conference on Visualization of Information

    To celebrate its tenth birthday, see-Conference iwill be held in Schlachthof Wiesbaden on the 18th of April, 2015. Designers, architects, media-artists and philosophers from around the World are welcomed. Besides the lectures on the main stage and the exhibition for young talents, they will use the experiences from last year’s see-Camp to develop a new workshop format. A limited number of visitors will have the opportunity to work with the speakers on concrete challenges or projects.

  • Resonate Festival 2015: Belgrade
    Resonate Festival 2015: Belgrade

    Resonate festival in Belgrade is back for another year bringing artists together to drive a forward-looking debate on the position of technology in art and culture. The fourth edition of Resonate festival taking place in Belgrade between 13th – 18th April 2015. Resonate brings together artists, designers and educators to participate in a forward-looking debate on the position of technology in art and culture.

  • Reasons:London 2015
    Reasons:London 2015

    Reasons:London returns for the 3rd time to Old Street, London! Kicking off at 11:00AM on Friday 20th February, it is the best time to join a cool one dayer. With limited seats, some amazing talent scheduled, and at a price lower than most one day events, this is a no brainer. If you choose to surround yourself with the best in design, code and inspiration, then you should attend. A chance to be inspired, educated and get some networking in with like-minded peers.

  • SYSTEM DESIGN – More than 100 years of Everyday Chaos
    SYSTEM DESIGN – More than 100 years of Everyday Chaos

    What do Lego bricks; underground networks and espresso cups have in common? Most of the time we don’t even notice them. They are all systems and they govern our everyday life. For many years, the system idea has been formative in the world of design. The exhibition SYSTEM DESIGN features over 100 years of design history oscillating between system and chaos with more than 100 exhibits by international designers such as Jonathan Ive, Otl Aicher, Charles and Ray Eames, Egon Eiermann, Marcel Breuer and Massimo Vignelli. Photo by Daniel Zakharov.

  • ISSUE Project Room – Matmos performance of Robert Ashley’s
    ISSUE Project Room – Matmos performance of Robert Ashley’s "Perfect Lives"

    ISSUE Project Room hosts a special benefit event featuring acclaimed electronics duo Matmos performing scenes from Robert Ashley's groundbreaking television-opera Perfect Lives. Perfect Lives (1978-83) is Robert Ashley’s opera “about” bank robbery, cocktail lounges, geriatric love, adolescent elopement, et al, in the American Midwest. One of the definitive text-sound compositions of the late 20th century, it has been called a comic opera about reincarnation.

  • Guangzhou Design Week 2014
    Guangzhou Design Week 2014

    “To Promote Design by Business” as mission, Guangzhou Design Week is running the operation mode of “365+3(days)”, which means 3-day fair and 365-day intensive B2B business events and branding promotion! This year, Guangzhou Design Week will be held in Guangzhou Pazhou PWTC Expo on 5-7 DEC. More than 300 design brands from 20 countries will showcase their work in the exhibition. With more than 8-year operating history, Guangzhou Design Week has become the most influential and largest annual commercial activity in the Chinese design industry.

  • The Big Design Market 2014
    The Big Design Market 2014

    The Big Design Market is the biggest market of its kind in Australia, bringing together the best of independent Australian and international design for 3 huge days of shopping! The iconic Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne provides a stunning backdrop for fashion and accessories, homewares and textiles, lifestyle and kids' products, stationery and books.

  • Inno Design Tech Expo 2014 by HKTDC
    Inno Design Tech Expo 2014 by HKTDC

    HKTDC Inno Design Tech Expo is taking place from 4-6 Dec to inspire your business ideas. Apart from showcasing local designs and technologies, global innovations from China, Czech Republic, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan etc. will be the talk of the town. “Creative and Tech Start-ups Zone” and “3D Printing Solutions” will also make their debut. The 3-days event will house 50+ seminars, forums and workshops giving hottest tips in living design, innovative marketing and brand strategies, fundraising for young entrepreneurs etc. Register now!

  • Singapore International Film Festival 2014
    Singapore International Film Festival 2014

    The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) is the largest and longest-running film event in Singapore. Founded in 1987, the festival has become an iconic event in the Singapore arts calendar that is widely attended by international film critics, and recognized worldwide for its focus on Asian filmmakers and the promotion of Southeast Asian films. The SGIFF is committed to nurture and champion Singaporean talents in the art of filmmaking and brings to the city, the highest standard for the enrichment of cultural life in Singapore.

  • SIGGRAPH Asia 2014
    SIGGRAPH Asia 2014

    Asia’s largest computer graphics (CG) event, SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 is going to be hosted in Shenzhen, China for the first time. Held from 3 to 6 December, the conference will include a diverse range of programs, including: Business Symposium, Computer Animation Festival, inspiring Courses, showcase of Emerging Technologies, and more! Over 7,700 attendees from over 60 countries are expected, making the conference and exhibition the largest and most respected computer graphics conference in Asia.

  • Business of Design Week (BODW) 2014
    Business of Design Week (BODW) 2014

    Business of Design Week (BODW), Asia’s annual flagship event on design, innovation and brands will be held on Dec 1 – 6 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Partnering with Sweden this year marks the 10th anniversary of partnership between Hong Kong Design Centre and Sweden. A group of stellar speakers from Sweden and around the world has been lined up by BODW to share the most forward looking design ideas with the public and members of the industry. In addition, DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony is slated to be held during Business of Design Week (BODW) 2014 to promote design awareness and develop creativity. Five top awards will be conferred during the week to honour and recognise distinguished Asian design gurus, excellent design projects and potential young design talents – all of them have the potential to increase the quality and vibrancy of life in Asia.

  • Clockenflap music and arts festival 2014
    Clockenflap music and arts festival 2014

    Hong Kong’s premier outdoor music and arts festival, Clockenflap, has come to its 7th year! From Friday, November 28 to Sunday, November 30, Clockenflap 2014 is expected a 45,000-strong attendance at the three-day festival. Artists line-up include: Flaming Lips (US),Mogwai (UK), Kool & The Gang (US), Deserts Xuan & Algae (TW), Derrick Carter Does Disco(US), LTJ Bukem (UK), DJ Jazzy Jeff (US) , Le1f (US) and more! Also, the ever-growing arts program in 2014 will feature large-format immersive installations and otherworldly experiences, to blur the boundaries between music, art and performance!

  • Gran Salon Mexico 2014
    Gran Salon Mexico 2014

    Gran Salon Mexico is an annual illustration fair serving as a showcase, point of dissemination, and definitive reference for the burgeoning world of drawing and illustration in Mexico today. In November 2014, it will have its first edition in Mexico City, held at Centro de Cultura Digital, where in addition to a long list of Mexican illustrators, it will feature lectures, workshops, films, portfolio reviews, and it will be an important networking space. Also, it its first edition, Gran Salon Mexico will feature a guest Fair from Argentina, Sudestada.

  • East Wing presents Foam Talent Masterclass 2014
    East Wing presents Foam Talent Masterclass 2014

    East Wing in Partnership with the Foam, Amsterdam Based Photography Organization Presents a Professional Development Masterclass for Photographers 26-27 NOV 2014 in Dubai. Focusing on professional development, this two full day intensive course provides photographers with a rare opportunity to meet experts working in the field. The masterclass delivers vital supports to artists who seek critical feedback on their projects and information on how to strategize the next phase of their careers.

  • Art Fair Sapporo 2014
    Art Fair Sapporo 2014

    Is art more than a thing just to enjoy? If there isn’t an environment where artworks are needed and artists can make a livelihood selling their artworks, then they will undoubtedly move away from Hokkaido. The art market is necessary in order to make art an important part of culture in Sapporo (Hokkaido).

  • Fabrica presents
    Fabrica presents "I’M A SHIT. I’M FINE." by Fanqiao Wang

    From 22 NOV until 03 DEC 2014 Fabrica, the Benetton Group’s communication research center, presents at the Fabrica Features space in Lisbon I’m a shit. I’m fine, an exhibition by Chinese illustrator Fanqiao Wang. This is a story of a Shit who is not happy about herself. It must be great to be a flower, an animal or even a pack of salt; it must be nice to smell good and be appreciated by others, she thought.



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