(Events) Tweak, Picnic 2010, Toyko Graphic Passport & More
A selection of inspirational upcoming events from 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.
Tweak: Interactive Digital Arts Festival – Sept. 17th and 24th, Limerick, Ireland: Tweak is an interactive art festival aiming to promote the understanding of the use of technology in our lives. This years tweak consists of an exhibition, cinema, talks, music performances and a week long workshop and lots more inbetween.
Picnic 2010 – Sept. 22-24, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam: PICNIC is about innovative ideas for business and society. It is an annual three-day festival that blurs the lines between creativity, science, technology and business to explore new solutions in the spirit of co-creation. Curious minds eager to exchange their knowledge, ideas and skills gather at PICNIC, making it the place to create the future – together.
Trust Art | 5 Social Victories – Sept. 17th, Brooklyn NY: Trust Art and Kidd Yellin present 5 Social Victories, an exhibition dedicated to charting the evidence, processes, communities, and achievements surrounding five visionary public art projects, including the School of the Future by Cassie Thornton and Chris Kennedy, Wildness by Seth Aylmer, Humanity by Anne McClain, Dreamers by Justin Tellian, and Vulture by Dave Olsen.
DigitalFlash NYC: PopSci Live – Sept. 30th, New York, NY: DigitalFLashNYC Productions in conjunction with Popular Science magazine presents POPSCI LIVE, on September 30th, at Location 05 Studios, for a one of a kind digital tech event. For the first time in New York, the future of consumer electronics—from phones and cameras to next-gen 3-D televisions—will be in your hands. Popular Science Deputy Editor Jake Ward will be on hand to discuss these amazing devices in an interactive Q&A about the future of electronics, and what they mean for the future of media. As part of Advertising Week, this event will be the only place that will be providing an interactive forum for you to hold the gadgets you’ve always wanted to understand, and to ask tough questions about where it’s all headed. As an added bonus, we will have an interactive sweepstakes to give away an IPad to one lucky attendee.
Toyko Graphic Passport (TGP) 2010 – Sept. 23-29, Toyko, Japan: TGP will host Japan’s largest creative conference with a line-up of top creators from around the world at the Kudan Kaikan in Tokyo’s Chiyoda ward. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Think Touch Talk’. There will be creators on hand from Norway, Sweden, Holland, America, Australia, Germany, and many other nations across the globe. In addition to graphic design, new fields such as photo graphics, illustration and motion graphics will further fuel the growth of this creative event. TGP 2010 will include a host of exhibitions, workshops and conferences.