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Session #8: panGenerator, Thijs Biersteker & Jan Bajtlik

Session #8: panGenerator, Thijs Biersteker & Jan Bajtlik

Mon 22 oct in TAC by Playgrounds & Graphic Matters

Playgrounds and Graphic Matters present a special edition of Sessions with three special guests.

PanGeneratorThis Polish studio makes impressive interactive installations. Their futuristic APPARATUM (an analog synthesizer inspired by the Polish Radio Experimental Studio) is on show in TAC during Dutch Design Week where panGenerator will tell you all about their awesome installation. Feel free to play with the APPARATUM after the talk to create your own compositions.

Thijs BierstekerPresenting his new installation ‘Volverium’ (a glass and mirror VR experience developed for a Jacco Gardner music video) at TAC during DDW, Thijs Biersteker will tell us everything about his new fantastical contraption and his other intriguing works.

Jan BajtlikLastly we will be joined by the amazing Jan Bajtlik, a freelance graphic designer currently working for Hermès Paris designing scarves, textiles, ceramics, wallpapers, typography and window displays. He’ll give some insight into his work, life and everything else he feels like talking about.

Free entrance. Please reserve your seat: https://www.eventbrite.nl/e/tickets-playgrounds-session-8-50905183775

DESIGN YATRA KEYNOTE TALK

one of the world’s biggest and best annual conferences on design – Kyoorius Designyatra. Now in its 12th edition, Designyatra has been attended by over 16500 delegates from across Asia and has featured some of the biggest names in global creative and communications industry.

Thijs Biersteker

What design Can do: VIRTUAL REALITY FOR A BETTER REALITY

HOW VIRTUAL REALITY COULD CREATE A BETTER REALITY
Hosted by AMP.Amsterdam

Reality is often rough and unforgiving. We would prefer not to encounter the situations where things are bad. But sometimes we will and it may be better to be prepared. This session asks how we can use Virtual Reality (VR) to create empathy and make the world a better place. Virtual Reality has the power to put you in the shoes of others, and experience the distress you hope never to encounter in real life. This session will discuss several groundbreaking VR concepts and analyse what makes them so influential.

Format
Amp. Amsterdam, a leading VR sound studio, and Thijs Biersteker take you through a series of different cases aimed at amplifying empathy with others among the users. You will get behind-the-scenes insights from the makers. After the show there will be three setups to get yourself into trouble or out of it.

Takeaway
Learn how VR can enhance humanity in real life. You will get an idea of how virtual reality can be an empathy machine, allowing audiences and product users to understand the actual consequences of their choices, including for example excessive consumption or social prejudice.

THIS WORKSHOP WILL TAKE PLACE ON MAY 25 AT 14.00 – 16.30 IN THE BOVENKAMER, STADSSCHOUWBURG