Alpha-ville EXCHANGE is a series of events designed to offer the London art, tech and creative communities the opportunity to connect, exchange ideas, get inspired and discover new talent.The concept “EXCHANGE” underlines the notion of crossing talents and further connecting the frontiers of artistic expression with design and technology.
The first of the series takes place on Friday 17th January 2014 at Rich Mix Cinema and Arts Centre and brings together some of the world’s most talented artists, creatives and designers of today to talk about their practice, influences and recent works.
EXCHANGE 1 features a day programme packed with presentations, talks and social events alongside a music programme in the evening for attendees to network and enjoy. Work will be presented across: motion graphics, graphic design, illustration, interaction design, generative design, digital and software art, mixed media art, data visualisation and more.
Who should attend
Professionals from across the arts, culture, technology and creative industries spectrums.
1. Arts and culture sector
Artists, curators, cultural agents, producers, promoters, critics, programme managers, directors, digital producers, creative directors, arts project managers and art consultants.
2. Creative Industries
Designers, illustrators, photographers, filmmakers, architects, musicians, art directors, digital producers, project managers, journalists, freelancers, design studios, media agencies.
Creative technologists, game developers, engineers, creative start-ups, web designers, media labs.
4. People who are passionate about art, technology, media, design and digital culture.
More information HERE
First Names Announced
Eno Henze:Berlin based artist & scenographer Eno Henze is part of a new generation of artists who find an outlet on multiple platforms. As well as curating NODE, Henze dedicates most of his time creating drawings and art installations.
Field: Field is a creative studio for digital art and design based in London. Field creates expressive and dynamic artworks for digital platforms, galleries, festivals and public installations in the UK, Europe, US and Asia.The studio is led by cofounders Marcus Wendt and VeraMaria Glahn.
Onformative: Onformative is a design studio founded by Julia Laub and Cedric Kiefer in 2010. The studio specialises in generative design covering various types of media and topics. At the intersection of technology, design and emotion, Onformative develop innovative, crossmedia solutions for their customers in the domains of culture, education and technology.
Quayola: Quayola is a visual artist based in London. He investigates dialogues and the unpredictable collisions,tensions and equilibriums between the real and artificial, the figurative and abstract, the old and new. His work explores photography, geometry, timebased digital sculptures and immersive audiovisual installations and performances.
Shantell Martin: Acclaimed visual artist Shantell Martin is expanding conventional definitions of drawing and animation to transform visual experience in the design, fashion, and music industries. Shantell has been making her mark on the art world, gaining a following for her distinctive approach to drawing.