(Events) Found Objects, New Objects, Deviant Globalization, And The Conencted People

We’ve collected a selection of upcoming interesting and inspiring event happening around the world.

PSFK has been tracking inspirational events and conferences being held around the world, featuring exceptional gatherings in the Events section of our home page. Below are a handful of upcoming events that we are looking forward to as platforms for speakers and attendees to spread good ideas.

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“Los Angeles, I’m Yours” A Poketo + Kitsune Noir Market & Portugal.The Man live-  May 1, LA: From April 24th to May 15th,“Los Angeles I’m Yours” transforms Space 15Twenty Gallery into a living art market. Filled with an eclectic mix of found objects, these vintage pieces are given new life as over 30 artists reinterpret and reincarnate these objects into art. Special performance by Portugal. The man, Saturday, May 1 7-10 pm.

“Los Angeles, I’m Yours”

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The Long Now: Seminars About Long-term Thinking, Nils Gilman: Deviant Globilization- May 3, San Francisco: The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars were started in 2003 to build a compelling body of ideas about long-term thinking; to help nudge civilization toward our goal of making long-term thinking automatic and common instead of difficult and rare. Author Nils Gilman will speak about the hidden and powerful economy of “deviant globalization” that revolves around  human trafficking, drug dealing, gun running, cross-border waste disposal, organ trading, sex tourism, money laundering, transnational gangs, and piracy (both intellectual and physical).

The Long Now Foundation

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FMX 2010 Conference- May 4-7, Stuttgart, Germany: The FMX Conference showcases special presentations on animation, effects, games and interactive media. Experienced professionals and renowned members of the CG community create, curate and host this years conference with a focus on the UK, China and Hamburg.  Topics will include 3D stereo, the Virtual Humans Forum, the 5D Conference and the flashconference and features a presentation of selected Siggraph papers.

FMX

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Lift10 Conference: Connected People- May 5-7, Geneva: Lift10 will gather one thousand participants to explore the most overlooked aspect of innovation: people. Known in techno-parlance as users, people ultimately define the success of all technological and entrepreneurial projects. Their approaches are unique, influenced by cultural and generational diversity. Lift10 will explore the myths and uncover the reality behind the “connected people”.

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BKLYN DESIGNS- May 7-9, Brooklyn: New York’s premier exhibition of designers of contemporary furnishings and accessories made and designed in Brooklyn. Set to take place at the famed St. Ann’s Warehouse in DUMBO, Brooklyn, May 7-9, BKLYN DESIGNS will bring together 40 emerging and well-established designers to showcase the latest in furniture, lighting, and home décor coming out of Brooklyn’s renowned, avant-garde design scene.

BKLYN DESIGNS

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