Picto NYC - 17 November 2017
NEXT CHANCE TO MEET IRL:
We herewith happily announce our return to New York and The Auditorium of renown Parsons School of Design, for a day densely packed with inspiring artist talks, lively panel discussions and state of the art animation screenings.
Confirmed speakers include ...
JAMES CURRAN (UK), undisputed master of the animated GIF, famed for his Gifathon projects: 30 beautifully crafted looping vignettes created daily during a 1 month city exploration.
AMANDINE URRUTY (FR), Paris-based artist with outstanding drawing skills, and an astonishing repertoire of detailed graphite bestiaries and curious characters, engaged in even more curious pursuits.
SEAN CHARMATZ (USA), West Coast animation writer/director, responsible for some of the Internet’s most viral contemporary animism under the label ‘The Secret World of Stuff.'
EDEL RODRIGUEZ (CUB), acclaimed Cuban American artist with over a hundred newspaper and magazine covers under his belt—and true believer that illustration has the ability to influence and inspire people in a way that words can not...
EXPRESSIONS AT GOOGLE (USA), a messaging app that enables non-verbal communication through stickers, doodles, emojis and selfie filters, hiring artists to create thousands of conversational and locally relevant stickers that are bursting with personality and emotion.
SCOTT BENSON (USA), Pittsburgh based animator, game developer, illustrator, and co-founder of the international indie animation collective Late Night Work Club.
MAURO GATTI (IT/USA), Italian born, Los Angeles based all-around creative guy in love with producing all sorts of fun stuff. During the day he is in charge of content creation; at night he truly awakes and splashes around in children’s books illustration and GIFs.
CÉCILE DORMEAU (FR), French illustrator based in the suburb of Paris using simple bold lines and bright colors, she creates illustrations and GIFs that explore body image and everyday issues faced by women.
more to follow!
All info at > NYC.PICTOPLASMA.COM
Hope to see some of you there,
Peter and Lars
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