zaterdag 22 mei 2010

Graphic Design Festival Breda 8 t/m 30 May 2010

If You Could Collaborate — Job Wouters & Roel Wouters from If You Could

Seminar on Decoding and Graphic Design

On Tuesday, May 25 in line with the Graphic Design Festival Breda 2010 a seminar is organized with presentations of seven designers and scientists from home and abroad. They will go deeper into the Decoding theme of the festival. Using examples from their practice and results from research show them how the increasing digitization influenced and changed the field of the graphic designer.The increasing accessibility of information and the growth of communications has changed the media landscape at a rapid pace. What is the impact on the design profession? How can we be innovative, but also socially responsible to go along? The speakers provide insight into developments such as open source software and DIY hardware. Sharing knowledge and collaborating with other experts is inevitable. Designers are more often directing that process rather than being the producers of the end result.The seminar will be held in the MEZZ,
Dommels Zaal, Keizerstraat 101,
4811 HL Breda.

If you would like to attend the seminar, reserve your tickets quickly. Tickets are € 50,- (students With valid student Ids pay € 25,-). The online Presale has started.
You can buy them here.

The lecturers are: Hans Bouwknegt, LUST Design Studio, Michiel Schuurman, Sven Ehmann, Oliver Vodeb, Luna Maurer and Roel Wouters, Karsten Schmidt.

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What is Mezz?

Pop Music has become an important part of our contemporary culture is increasingly the attention it deserves. In Breda, Mezz concerts & dance where the heart of all activities within the Pop Culture. Of pop concerts and dance nights to several crossovers.The spectacular building Mezz is not only an eye-catcher in the center of Breda, but it is completely designed to suit the task to staged pop music.

Letterpress: Two of not so high quality images from the GDFB website, Mezz photgraphed by Christian Richters.