Each year, Tokion Magazine hosts the Creativity Now Conference, which brings together leaders in the creative fields of art, design, fashion, photography, music and filmmaking. This year’s conference is scheduled for the weekend of May 17th & 18th in NYC at Cooper Union. The Conference will consist of panel discussions and moderated individual presentations. This year’s Creativity Now Conference boasts an impressive array of speakers:
Award winning director/writer Harmony Korine (Gummo, Julian Donkey-Boy, Mister Lonely, Kids), star comedians David Cross, Maria Bamford and Zach Galifianakis, curators Kathy Grayson (Deitch Projects), Klaus Biesenbach (MoMA/ P.S 1), Shamim Momin (Whitney Museum of American Art) and Massimiliano Gioni (New Museum of Contemporary Art), José Friere (Owner of New York’s Team Gallery), Lizzi Bougatsos of Gang Gang Dance, New York based artists Nate Lowman, Gardar Eide Einarsson and Hanna Liden, influential visual artist David Shrigley, comic book icon Gary Panter, comic artist C.F., artist/musician duo Lucky Dragons and multi-media artist Harrell Fletcher.
- Double Punch Presents Pay Day by N8 Van Dyke
- From Physical to Digital: The Obsolescence of the Photographic Object- Panel Discussion
- Singer Nate Dogg Passes Away At Age 41
- Street Art, Street Life: Panel Discussion, Wednesday 12.3.08
- OUTSIDE IN @ Creative Growth 5/12