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December 14, 2010

Confirmed keynote speakers + Info on registration

We anticipate the registration process to open before the end of the week. Stay tuned for information on registration fees and online payment options.

As the conference program develops, we are proud to announce the first confirmed keynote speakers for The Endless End – EAD09 – Porto, May 2011.

Jon Wozencroft

Jon Wozencroft

Jon Wozencroft is currently Senior Tutor in the Communication Art and Design Department at the Royal College of Art. He studied as a postgraduate at the London College of Printing, working for various printers and publishers before setting up the multimedia publishing company Touch in 1982. As well as working as a freelance writer, designer, editor and programme-maker, Wozencroft collaborated with artists and musicians from around the world developed Touch as an alternative vision of audio-visual publishing. A series of contributions to Touch from Neville Brody let to closer involvement, firstly in helping to set up the Brody Studio in 1987, later as an author of The Graphic Language of Neville Brody. At the end of 1988, they published a treatise on corporate design culture in The Guardian Review. In 1990, they started the FUSE project, of which Wozencroft is the editor. Jon Wozencroft began teaching at Central St. Martin’s School of Art and Design in London in 1992 where he developed a new course for BA Graphic Design. In 1994 he was appointed main tutor and assistant course director for MA Interactive Multimedia at the Royal College of Art.

Jon Wozencroft’s research interests focus on new music and its relationship to design and visual media; the impact of digital media on audio-visual practice and how the relationship between sound and image has been altered since the introduction of laptop computers in the late 1990s and the impact of digital media upon human perception.

Prof. Tevfik Balcıoğl

Prof. Tevfik Balcıoğlu 

Prof. Tevfik Balcıoğlu is the founding and current Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts & Design at Izmir University of Economics, Turkey, since 2004. Prof. Balcıoğlu has studied at Middle East Technical University, attended the Royal College of Art, and has taught at Goldsmiths’ College and Kent Institute of Art & Design, UK, where he established and ran the BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Design. He has organised several international conferences, has edited a several books, including The Role of Product Design in Post-Industrial Society, and Dancing with Disorder: Design, Discourse, Disaster and has edited a special issue of Design Journal entitled: A Glance at Design Discourse in Turkey. He is the founder of the ‘Design History Society, Turkey’ (4T:Türkiye Tasarım Tarihi Topluluğu) and its annual 4T conferences of which proceedings have been published since 2005.  He has written regularly for a Turkish design journal, XXI Architecture, Design and Space, and is a member of the European Academy of Design.


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May 05, 2011

Tonight after dinner:

Tonight after dinner:
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