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DICE ’15 Design Conference

When
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM PDT
Where
Nevada Museum of Art
160 West Liberty Street
Reno, NV 89501

DICE

Design professionals, Reno’s creative community, and art and design students are invited to attend DICE 2015: PLAY, a multi-disciplinary design conference in northern Nevada examining the ways great design empowers individuals, inspires the masses, and enriches entire communities.


This year, DICE 2015 explores the ideas of “play”: how it informs and shapes concept, experience, and product in the world of design.

SPEAKERS

Everett Katigbak

Everett is a tinkerer, storyteller, and hacker of physical objects. He recently joined the team at early stage startup, Shyp, where he’s helping develop the brand strategy. Prior to Shyp, he was the Brand Creative Manager at Pinterest, an early Communication Designer at Facebook. He became the Environmental Design Manager at Facebook, and led the design their global campuses (most recently with Frank Gehry). At Facebook, he co-founded the FB AIR (artists in residency) program, and Most notably, he was the co-founder of the Facebook Analog Research Laboratory, a print studio led by a rogue band of pirates determined to challenge the status quo.

Kevin Conder

Kevin is a landscape architect and founding partner of the San Francisco based studio CMG. Kevin is dedicated to creating thriving landscapes, both as public spaces in our cities and as natural systems within the greater landscape. He is a leader of large and complicated projects such the redevelopment of San Francisco’s Treasure Island naval base, Hunters Point naval base, the redesign of San Francisco’s Market Street, and a 15 year partnership with Crissy Field, as well as highly crafted designs such as the SFMOMA Rooftop Sculpture Garden. His passion is improving the public realm for people and the environment in artful ways. Kevin has been awarded a Seed Fund Fellowship for his innovative work creating democratic space in San Francisco, and is a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Roman de Salvo

Roman de Salvo considers himself a sculptor, but to be more specific, a conceptual artist who works well with his hands. As a sculptor, conceptual and installation artist, he works with the ordinary and familiar in an infusion of surprise, intrigue, and visual poetry. He makes generic and vernacular objects into peculiar and often humorous sculptures. Employing materials normally associated with prosaic domestic construction and decoration, de Salvo fashions art and anti-art objects that continually question the meaning of things. Fireplaces made of combustible wood, electrified conduit power puzzles, home furnishings altered slightly and hilariously; all these describe a restless, curious intellect, fused with impeccable craft and technical skill.

 

September 24th, 2015
2pm-6pm

Nevada Museum of Art
160 W Liberty St
Reno, NV 89501

The link to buy tickets is here.

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