Creativity Talks 16/9/14
Creativity Talks 16/9/14
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Our 'Creativity Talks' series kicks off with a real mix of creative talents sharing their work, processes and ideas in a relaxed and informal setting within the 125LIVE event space.
Photographer & Editor - 125
The Importance of Being Stubborn
Perry Curties is editor and a co-founder of 125 Magazine and a prolific fashion and portrait photographer who regularly talks at colleges and universities around the country. For his 125 lecture he will be sharing his photographic journey, extolling the virtues of experimentation, hard work and singleminded stubbornness as a route to photographic longevity and explaining some of the inspirations, ideas and techniques behind his work.
LYNDSAY MILNE McLEOD
Creative Director & Set Designer
Cross Disciplinary Design
Originally a theatre set and costume designer, Lyndsay moved into more abstract interior sets in her role as design editor and senior stylist at World of Interiors magazine before taking over as senior director of visuals at Donna Karan New York where she developed shops, products, events and shows. Now as a freelance creative director she enjoys designing from concept to completion on an eclectic mix of commissions for advertising and music campaigns, site-specific exhibitions and mixed media events for clients as varied as Alexander McQueen, Celine, Nissan, Sony and the V&A.
For this talk she will be talking through her projects, exploring the game playing involved in creating her narratives, touching on important themes that influence her; storytelling, dream and reality, double take, beauty in destruction and in chaos, purity of image and 1+1=3.
New Technologies for New Publishing Platforms
Swhype is a London based Creative Motion Agency founded in 2012 by Andy Greenhouse & Simon Harris, Creative Directors from the worlds of publishing and TV with experience working at the cutting edge of broadcast motion design for clients including Channel 4, MTV, Nickelodeon, BBC and Hearst Publications.
For their Creativity Talk they plan to share their love of new technologies and innovations within the motion graphics industry and the fast changing world of digital and tablet publishing. Here's what they have to say:
'It’s an exciting time… communication, business and entertainment consumption is changing before our eyes. As industry strands converge and integrate across platforms, we’re interested in crafting bespoke design solutions in response to these new challenges. The audience experience is at the heart of the multi-faceted solutions required by these new technologies and we are keen to explore the possibilities they present.
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