We launched the inaugural It’s Nice That Field Trip last week, and are now unveiling the full line-up of exciting creatives running workshops and giving talks across the three-day event. You have until the 7th July to apply (but be quick, spaces are limited and response has been good!) Read on for more details…
Field Trip is a platform for a unique, creative learning experience. The three-day event (held at the Rag Factory, just off Brick Lane, in London’s thriving East End) offers the opportunity to discover new processes, to work in different ways, and to generate bold, new ideas. Encompassing engaging workshops, talks, and an innovative programme of activities, Field Trip is led by a whole host of inspirational creatives including Ritta Ikonen, Abake, Yuri Suzuki, Carl Burgess, Johnny Kelly and Marion Deuchars.
Yuri is a designer, inventor, product designer and electronic music composer exploring sound, music and art in innovative, thought-provoking ways. Born in Japan, he studied in Tokyo before completing a masters at the RCA, and then an advanced studies course in augmented reality in Switzerland. Yuri has taught in both London and Japan, has run internationally-recognised workshops, and has also exhibited worldwide.
Riitta Ikonen is concerned with the performance of images through photography and costume design. A key element of her work is using design to create new experiences and interactions with our physical environment. Having studied Communication Art and Design, her humorous and playful work is recognised and celebrated internationally. She received the Helen Hamlyn Design for our Future Selves award. She divides her time working between London, New York and Scandinavia.
Åbäke is a design studio with fingers in many pies, making it really hard to describe what they do in a few words. Primarily a graphic design studio based in London, they relish collaborating with a wide spectrum of people and disciplines from musicians, to artists, architects, educational and cultural institutions. Other accolades include previously co-editing and designing the magazine, Sexymachinery; co-directing the oh-so-cool music and clothing label Kitsune; and their publishing platform Dent-de-Leone.
Talks & Seminars:
In addition to our excellent workshop practitioners, the highly talented artist and filmmaker Carl Burgess, the lauded and internationally renowned illustrator Marion Deuchars, and award-winning animator Johnny Kelly will host informal lunchtime seminars and talks discussing their process, new angles on the way they work, exploring successes and failures in their career, and offering valuable advice and insights into their respective industries.
How to Apply
It’s very easy to apply. Please send the following information to email@example.com
1. Your full name
2. Your contact details (email address, telephone number and location)
3. Your educational background/training/current occupation
4. Confirmation you are available from 10 – 12 August, 2011
5. A PDF portfolio containing three projects you think best represent you and your work. We request you send up to three images per project, along with a 50-75 word explanation.
The submission deadline is 10th July. We assess each application individually, and will notify all successful applicants by 12th July.
The three-day summer school costs £275 per participant, to be paid in full via cheque or transfer in advance of the course if selected. There is no fee for submitting applications. The costs include lunch and basic studio materials.
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