At the opening of the poster exhibition “Discover the Brazilian Cinema” presented at the 2nd Brazil Film Festival in Beijing, its co-curator Bruno Porto was joined by British designer Zara Arshad and Italian multimedia artist Alessandro Rolandi in an panel to address the relation between moving and still images: movies and its posters [...]
talks, presentations, guided tours, classes, keynotes
Adélia Borges, Bruno Porto and Fred Gelli are among the distinguished professionals and academics from more than 40 countries that will join “Design at the Edges: 2011 IDA Congress” in Taipei from 24-26 October. Curator and writer Borges will deliver a lecture on Latin American projects concerning social innovation; Gelli will present the Olympic Games Rio 2016 branding and participate as panellist in the session “Urbanism – Shaping Cities through Urban Design Strategies”; and Porto will be a Category Presenter for the 2011 Adobe Design Achievement Awards ceremony.
The Sunhoo Festival for Creativity and Innovation took place in the cities of Hangzhou and FuYang to explore the relationship between design, industry, art and technology through art installations and an international forum. Keynote speakers included fashion designer Enesoe Chan, from Curitiba; architect Cecilia Reichstul, from São Paulo; and graphic designer Bruno Porto, from Rio de Janeiro.
The Royal College of Art in London held on January 21st 2011 the one-day conference “Brazil: The Cultural Contemporary”, featuring design writer and curator Adélia Borges as the keynote speaker, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation scholar Frederico Duarte, educator Kiki Mazzuchelli, graffiti specialist Tristan Manco, and Cristiana Tejo, coordinator of Education at Fundacão Joaquim Nabuco in Recife.
Taschen editor-in-charge Julius Wiedemann and co-author Bruno Porto showcased the upcoming 430 page book “Asian Graphics NOW!” at the German Consulate General in Shanghai, on September 15th 2010, featuring a wide selection of design projects from China (mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao), Japan, Korea, India, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam etc, divided in five sections – Advertising, Branding, Editorial, Non-Commercial and Packaging [...]
The Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco, the Franz Mayer Museum, the National Association of Schools of Graphic Design (Frame), the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes and the Mexican Council for Accreditation of Program Design (Comaprod) are bringing the 9th Brazilian Graphic Design Biennial to Mexico, with lectures by André Stolarski and Chico Homem de Melo [...]
Alexandre Wollner featured in the “Distinguished Lecture Series” of the School of Art, Design and Media at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Graphic designer Alexandre Wollner will lecture on November 5 at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, during the “Visual Communication” conference. In the lecture — part of the “Distinguished Lecture Series” of the School of Art, Design and Media, Wollner will present his own work and discuss the history of design, its origins, evolution, influences, creative process, practice and principles in the context of Brazilian culture [...]