CONFERENCE

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PICTOPLASMA
CONFERENCE
2015

CONFERENCE
ON CONTEMPORARY
CHARACTER DESIGN AND ART

30 APRIL – 2 MAY 2015

BABYLON
Rosa-Luxemburgstr. 30
10178 Berlin – Mitte
Germany

The annual Pictoplasma Berlin Conference is an incomparable experience: unconventional design and illustration lectures, forward looking animation film festival and surprising tour of numerous gallery exhibitions in one, it’s all about the playful exploration of contemporary characters in today’s global visual understanding.

The diverse line-up of participating artists covers a wide range of media and disciplines, such as illustration, game design, installation, urban and fine art, offering the chance to learn from some of today’s most innovative and influential artists and illustrators, cutting-edge graphic, toy, game or fashion designers and leading animation filmmakers.

REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE HERE >>>

CONFIRMED
SPEAKERS:

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AKINORI OISHI (JP)

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ANIMALITOLAND (ARG/SP)

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BIRDO (BR)

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BROSMIND (ES)

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STEFANO COLFERAI (IT)

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JOAN CORNELLÀ (SP)

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YVES GELEYN (FR)

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HIKARI SHIMODA (JP)

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LOUP BLASTER (FR)

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NICOLAS MENARD (CAN/UK)

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MR KAT (PER)

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NADINE REDLICH (DE)

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ANDY RISTAINO (USA)

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STICKY MONSTER LAB (KR)

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TADO (UK)

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YOMSNIL (KR)

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LUCAS ZANOTTO (FIN/IT)

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PICTOPLASMA
CONFERENCE
2015
SCHEDULE*

*Schedule is subject to change

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29

14:00 – 20:00

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18:00

Conference Pre-registration
Pictoplasma Academy All Stars
Opening
Urban Spree, Revaler Straße 99
10245 Berlin – Friedrichshain

Pictoplasma Festival Exhibition Opening
Silent Green, Gerichtstraße 35
13347 Berlin – Wedding

THURSDAY, APRIL 30

BABYLON
Rosa-Luxemburgstr. 30
10178 Berlin – Mitte

10:00
11:00
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14:00
16:00
18:00

22:00

Doors Open / Attendee Registration
Welcome Speech
Screening 1 – Animation Program

artist lectures
artist lectures
artist lectures

Screening 2 – Psychedelic Midnight Mix

PLATOON KUNSTHALLE
Schönhauser Allee 9
10119 Berlin – Mitte

12:00 – 19:00

20:00 – 23:00

Character Lab Workshop

Art Happenings & BBQ

FRIDAY, MAY 1

BABYLON
Rosa-Luxemburgstr. 30
10178 Berlin – Mitte

11:00

14:00
16:00
18:00

Screening 3 – Animation Program

artist lectures
artist lectures
artist lectures

GRÜNER SALON – VOLKBÜHNE
Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz 2,
10178 Berlin – Mitte

12:00 – 15:00

Character Forum* – Talent Presentations
* on application only

PLATOON KUNSTHALLE
Schönhauser Allee 9
10119 Berlin – Mitte

12:00 – 19:00

21:00

Character Lab Workshop

Performance – Erik Willer, PictoPsychologist

SATURDAY, MAY 2

BABYLON
Rosa-Luxemburgstr. 30
10178 Berlin – Mitte

11:00

14:00
16:00
18:00

Screening 4 – Animation Program

artist lectures
artist lectures
artist lectures

GRÜNER SALON – VOLKBÜHNE
Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz 2,
10178 Berlin – Mitte

12:00 – 15:00

Character Forum* – Talent Presentations
* on application only

PLATOON KUNSTHALLE
Schönhauser Allee 9
10119 Berlin – Mitte

12:00 – 19:00

Character Lab Workshop

SECRET LOCATION
T.B.A.

22:00 – 19:00

Post-Pictoplasma Party

SUNDAY, MAY 3

12:00 – 20:00

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12:00 – 20:00

Pictoplasma Academy All Stars
Urban Spree, Revaler Straße 99
10245 Berlin – Friedrichshain

Pictoplasma Festival Exhibition
Silent Green, Gerichtstraße 35
13347 Berlin – Wedding

Finissage with Bloody Marys

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CONFERENCE VENUE

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BABYLON

Rosa-Luxemburgstr. 30
10178 Berlin – Mitte
Germany

Once more the historic film theatre in the heart of Berlin invites international visitors to indulge in an extended weekend of illuminating screenings, artist talks, exclusive presentations and inspiring interdisciplinary exchange.

The classy cinema offers state of the art projection and sound, a beautiful interior, Germany’s oldest functioning cinema organ, additional breakout zones and generous lounges.

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PLATOON KUNSTHALLE

Schönhauser Allee 9

10119 Berlin
 – Mitte
Germany



The stunning container architecture of PLATOON KUNSTHALLE Berlin houses the Cenference’s Character Lab, where international attendees and speakers come together for spontaneous doodle sessions, workshops and art happenings.