Graphic Passport in Bangkok
- When: 26 April - 1 June 2014
- Where: TCDC
Explore the relation between analog and digital in the design and communication seminar and exhibition by top creative forces from “Tokyo” and “Bangkok”.
Meet the designers who epitomise the cutting-edge creative forces behind “Tokyo”, the metropolis building on technology and creative fusion, and “Bangkok”, the city which has accomplished remarkable growth with edgy sensitivity. With the seminar “Graphic Passport in Bangkok”, TCDC, +81 and Japan Foundation Bangkok cross the border to deliver a place and an opportunity to connect the world through creativity through 3 activities:
• Symposium Fully Booked
26 April 2014 / 9.30 – 19.00 / Gallery 2, TCDC
Six prominent designers from Tokyo’s and Bangkok's graphic design, photography, technology and interactive design scenes will discuss the concept of "HI-FI DESIGN" beyond the analog and digital in their works, illustrate the origin and process of their creation, and share the spirit of each country’s design and the differences in their thoughts.
Satoshi Horii / Rhizomatiks
Visual Artist and Programmer of Rhizomatiks, who designed the dynamic computerized program for various range of interactive art, as showcased in the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
|Satoshi Horii was born in 1978, graduated from Tokyo Zokei University and completed DSP course at IAMAS (International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences). He has created programming-based image production and design for diverse fields of interactive art, ranging from commercial, VJ-ing, installation and live performance as seen in Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
A graphic artist collective based in Tokyo who represents the aesthetics of photography and graphic art through their amazing works with hints of fantasy.
o Yuni Yoshida
|NAM is a Tokyo-based graphic/ art collective, formed in May 2006 by art director/ graphic designer Takayuki Nakazawa and photographer Hiroshi Manaka. NAM creates works with hints of fantasy, fusing a graphic design perspective with photographic expression.
Art Director and Designer who has her very own unique style in fashion graphic. Yoshida has collaborated with Mercedes-Benz, Louis Vuitton and Laforet boutique mall in Harajuku, Japan.
o Semitransparent Design
|Yuni Yoshida was born in 1980. After completed her architecture planning degree from Joshibi University of Art and Design, Department of Design, She worked at Onuki Design and Uchu-Country Ltd., before turning herself into an independent designer. She has collaborated with many famous brands ranging from advertising, editorials, binding, CD jackets, and video.
Award-winning design studio specialised in digital media design who have collaborated with ISSEY MIYAKE and IKKO TANAKA, and exhibited their works throughout Japan and France.
o Wit Pimkanchanapong
|Semitransparent Design by Ryoji Tanaka and Toshiyuki Sugai has created web advertisements by their own style related with the internet to the real fields since 2003 and won many prizes. Their works were exhibited at ICC in 2008, CREATION GALLERY G8 in 2010 and Centre Pompidou in 2011. They also exhibited for IKKO TANAKA at 21_21 Design sight in 2012 and operated expressive activity focusing on digital media.
Graphic designer and founder of new media group Duckunit who pioneered scenery design in Thailand and now focuses on Mechatronics/Animatronics/Robotic adaptation.
Bangkok-based leading production house in press advertising industry who has designed creative printing ads that won many prestigious awards including Press Lions Cannes 2013 and D&AD Awards.
*Speaking in Japanese and Thai with Thai and English translation
|Since founded in 2005, Visionary’s art and design works is widely recognized in the press advertising industry guaranteed by global awards: Press Lions Cannes 2013, France and D&AD Awards, England. They also founded Advertising Newspaper, the first concept newspaper aiming to provide Thai people with free access to the best collections of creative advertising.
• Workshop by NAM Fully Booked
27 April 2014 / 14:00 - 17:00 / Auditorium
• Exhibition of diverse graphic and interactive works
26 April - 4 May 2014 / 10:30 - 21:00 / Free Admission
Lobby, Workshop @TCDC and TCDC Resource Center
|Symposium||Early Bird till April 20th ||Regular Price after April 20th|
|Workshop ||Early Bird till April 20th||Regular Price after April 20th|
For inquiry, please contact TCDC Information Counter: Tel. 02-664-8448 ext. 213, 214, 10.30 - 21.00 (Closed Mondays)
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