Semi-permanent Sydney speakers announced

Published:  January 25, 2010
Brendan McKnight
Semi-permanent Sydney speakers announced

The team at Semi-Permanent have announced the speakers for their upcoming Sydney event, being held on the 19 and 20 March at the Sydney Exhibition Centre. Now in it’s 8th year, the event will bring together talented artists and designers and will celebrate all things Graphic Design, Film, Art, Illustration, Web Design, Photography, Visual Effects, Animation, Graffiti, Motion Graphics, Stop Motion (phew!).

As usual the line is pretty awesome;

Travis Millard and Mel Kadel: LA based couple whose work is admired and sought after by collectors and brands across the globe.

Jessica Hische: designer, illustrator and photographer who has worked with the likes of Victoria’s Secret, American Express, Wired Magazine and Penguin Books.

Jill Greenberg: photographer whose work has appeared in the likes of Harper’s, Wired, Time Weekly and The New Yorker and whose 2006 End Times series provoked much interest and criticism across the world.

Ashley Gilbertson: Australian born, New York based photo-journalist whose most recent book, ‘Whisky, Tango, Foxtrot’, details his experiences with the Iraq war.

Jasper Goodall: highly influential graphic artist who has worked with the likes of Gucci, Nike, Adidas and Dazed and Confused.

T World: the guys from T World, the Australian magazine focused on T-shirt culture, who have recently collaborated with Sesame Street on the program’s 40th anniversary.

Tin&Ed: Melbourne based design team whose work spans a host of disciplines including graphic design, illustration, collage, photography and motion graphics. They have worked with the likes of Nike, BMW, MTV-UK and The Australian Ballet.

Craig Schuftan: Author and broadcaster based in Sydney whose books include The Culture Club (2007) and Hey! Nietzsche! Leave Them Kids Alone (2009). Craig recently assisted with curating the popular ‘The 80’s Are Back’ exhibition at The Powerhouse Museum and has been presenting The Culture Club on triple j, a radio segment about the history of art and ideas in rock and roll, since 2002.

Semi-Permanent is an absolute labour of love for us and we’re thrilled to be heading into our 8th year. We’ve been fortunate to have some of the best names in the business, worldwide, come over to take centre stage and I’m pleased to say that this year looks set to be one of the best yet.” says Andrew Johnstone, co-director of Semi-Permanent.

Not in Sydney? Fear not! Semi-Permanent will be heading to Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and NZ later this check. Check the website for dates and details.

Image Copyright Jasper Goodall

One Response

  1. Gerardo

    IM SO EXCITED!!! Its finally coming to Melbourne. Now who do i have to take to dinner to get a free ticket

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