Semi Permanent celebrates 15 years of creative inspiration and connection in 2017 with the theme Design for Change. The three-day design festival has just announced the first line-up, featuring incredible creative talent including Museum Contemporary Art Australia Director Elizabeth Ann Macgregor, Katherine Keating publisher VICE Impact, Nike design director Meirion Pritchard and Nike EMEA brand director Gary Horton, Jacqueline Bourke from Getty Images, animation studio Moth Collective, Design Studio‘s Paul Stafford, Frog Design and Australian designers David Caon, Henry Wilson and architect Kelvin Ho.
Future State panels exploring AI and machine learning, immersive storytelling and redesigning cities include thought leaders from Google, Netflix, Pixar and Amazon. Google and Semi Permanent introduce an immersive and interactive experience with Tilt Brush in collaboration with leading artists.
“We are humbled and excited to mark 2017 as the fifteenth year in Semi Permanent’s journey to deliver some of the most talented artists and creative icons to you and the creative community. As designers and creative thinkers, we have an incredible opportunity to influence and create a future that we’re excited by and proud of, so Semi Permanent Sydney 2017 will be themed around Designing for Change.
Filled with an extraordinary line-up of experts, with more to be announced over the coming weeks, you will gain a rare insight into what lies ahead through the Future State panels exploring pivotal themes such as AI / machine learning, immersive storytelling and redesigning cities. You will learn how to create with global empathy for different cultures in an ever-changing marketplace, how to rebrand travel, sports media and e-commerce, how to build confidence in presenting your ideas, and so much more.
It’s all about inspiring and enabling. Please join us in May.”
- Murray Bell, Director, Semi Permanent
IMAGE: TOBY PEET
25 – 27 MAY 2017
25 – 27 MAY 10 – 6PM
Tickets from $340