DATE: Wednesday June 22, 2016
TIME: Doors open @ 20:30h, start @ 21h
TICKETS: €8 (available @ the door)
LOCATION: Oedipus Brewing, Gedempt Hamerkanaal 85, Amsterdam
EmoJihad is a visual report made by visual artist Aiwen Yin on the Chinese memes war on Facebook, which took place in January 2016. By covering the tactics of this particularly visual based war, the report tries to discuss memes as political weapons in relation to cyber-nationalism and Internet architecture.
As a person who produces a lot of ideas David Veneman will present some of his best and worst ideas, some executed and some not. In just 5 minutes he challenges himself to give a not-too-critical retrospective of his career (2008-present) and the ideas he just didn’t get to.
Prepare yourself for The Ultimate techCleanse: a 5 minute meditation session to take your skills to the next level. Get all the power you want. You’ll stay motivated and healthy.
From Tofell to a red sole. Lawyer Jesse Hofhuis leads guides us through the world of trademarks, by showing the many faces of brands, fakes and dilemmas that come with them.
JULIA VAN DER MEER
Five years ago, Julia van der Meer started organizing exhibitions in her own apartment. Now, her The Mini Galerie has its own place, showing contemporary art from artists who are breaking new ground by combining the codes of high culture with societal subcultures.
After the nuclear explosion in Fukushima Japan, artist Juri Suzuki, born and raised in Fukushima, became aware of the difference between the media spectacle on the disaster and the real-life in Fukushima. With her work she wants to return the experience of the physical moment.
Do we perceive colour in the same way? Miguel Gomez’ visual research to the relationship between human, the digital and mechanical in printing techniques leads to the conclusion that the mere suggestions of imperfection are the driving nature of print and how we perceive color.
Marsdiep is a studio from The Hague that playfully and critically meanders around web, technology and design. Tonight Marsdiep will unbox their latest project – an alternative blog that allows the visitor to hike along via brower (re)sizing.
From drinking beer to brewing beer. Rick Nelson of Oedipus Brewing, our host for this edition, will share their story behind the specific tastes, original names and colourful labels of their beer collection.
Have you ever realised you never see Band-Aids in dark skin colours? And that, in our internationally used pictogram language, the male icon is used for both male and person, while the female icon is only used to signify the female gender? In his book Politics of Design, Ruben Pater shows how design of visual communication is shaped by designers’ cultural and political bias.
With the emerging ‘The internet of Things’ technology becomes part of our clothing, watches, cars and houses. How can we protect our privacy in this digital era? Tijmen Schep motivates designers, and actually all people, to think about privacy issues.