4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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In its 4th US edition, the Pictoplasma Conference originating from Berlin returns to New York to present a marathon of inspiring lectures, talks and panel discussions by some of the most outstanding artists, illustrators and designers pushing the edge of contemporary character visualization.
The Pictoplasma Conference invites a diverse audience of graphic designers, illustrators, animation filmmakers and producers, fine and urban artists and character connoisseurs of all shades to gather under one roof and dive deep into the world of character-related art and design. The presentations are accompanied by feature-length ‘Characters in Motion’ screenings, showcasing a selected mix of new and outstanding character-driven animation, motion graphics, music videos and shorts.
The event’s unique mix delivers tons of inspiration, while the lively exchange between the various disciplines highlights the importance of contemporary characters in today’s global visual understanding.
Schedule of Speakers and Events:
Friday, February 8:
3:00-4:00 p.m. – Doors open, attendee registration
4:00-6:00 p.m.- Welcome address, lectures by Buff Monster, Mark Gmehling
7:00-9:00 p.m.- Lectures by Anna Hrachovec, Adrian Sonni, Jason Freeny
9:30-11:00 p.m.- Screening – Characters in Motion 1
Tishman Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street
UP TO 250 PARSONS STUDENTS AND STAFF CAN SIGN UP FOR FREE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Non New School participants can RSVP at http://nyc.pictoplasma.com/registration