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Neon Moiré Newsletter #257 — The Best Design and Creativity Events in August, 2023 🍉

Your weekly design event guide.

Check out our recommended events for August 🍉

📅 Friday, 4 August to Sunday, 6 August 2023
📍 Idyllwild, USA
FWB FEST is an intimate and immersive festival where digital culture and nature harmonize to create a utopic community experience, for one weekend only.

Naive Yearly
📅 Friday, 11 August, 2023
📍Copenhagen, Denmark
Naive Yearly gathers people who expand what the web is and can be: artists, designers, educators, developers, writers and organizers who avoid nostalgia and technological utopias but use the internet and open protocols to invite us to see the world anew in the present tense.

Trojan Horse Summer Retreat
📅 Monday 14 to Monday 21 August 2023
📍 Bengtsår, Finland
In 2023 the Trojan Horse Summer event takes the form of a self sustained summer retreat. They hope to create a space where individuals can unwind, forge meaningful connections, and openly share 👋 their questions and challenges. The retreat allows space to 🦦relax, 🌦spend time together in an immersive week-long program that embraces experimentation and fosters a deep understanding of care, collectivism, and shared knowledge.

Summer School: Blow up/Blow out
📅 Tuesday 15 to Thursday 24 August 2023
📍 Breda, Netherlands
Looking forward for an inspiring and fun summer? During the third Graphic Matters Summer School you will develop (new) skills, make friends and meet design greats. You don’t want to miss this!

Berlin Commercial
📅 Monday, 21 to Friday, 25 August 2023
📍 Berlin, Germany
Operating in the tension between film and lifestyle, creative culture and mainstream: With the annual conference, networking events and year-round curation Berlin Commercial brings together the right people and companies from the commercial filmmaking industry and gives form to visions and careers.

Mutek Montreal
📅 Tuesday, 22 to Sunday, 27 August 2023
📍 Montreal, Canada
MUTEK is a Montreal-based festival dedicated to the promotion of electronic music and the digital arts. Its central platform is an annual five-day event in Montreal that takes place in late August. Alongside the Montreal edition, MUTEK also hosts international versions of its festival.

International Design Conference
📅 Wednesday, 23 to Friday, 25 August 2023
📍 New York City, USA 🇺🇸
A celebration of the diversity, overlap and undeniable power of design

The Conference
📅 Tuesday, 29 to Wednesday, 30 August 2023
📍 Malmö, Sweden 🇸🇪
The Conference is a two-day conference where curious minds from all over the world meet to delve further into the promises and pitfalls of digital development and the human and machine relationship. Over two days we explore the complexity of systems. The micro and macro of it all. Societal changes. Niche trends. Human behavior. Art and culture. The future and the past. Stuff like that. The sessions are carefully curated to help you connect the dots between the widespread topics. They also run a parallel side event program with workshops, food, masterclasses and festivities from which you can customize your own experience.

Front Conference Zurich
📅 Thursday 31 August to 1 September
📍 Zurich, Switzerland
A conference for everyone involved from concept to implementation of a frontend, and we gave it the tagline “Where design meets technology”.

👋 Too many links?! I created a calendar file with all upcoming events. Get it here

🍿 Watch Back 


Gemma O'Brien – How to be an Ultra Artist – beyond tellerrand Düsseldorf 2023

After a decade working in the field of graphic design, lettering and illustration, Gemma O’Brien became intrigued with the idea that ultra running might hold the secrets of how to endure a long life as an artist. In this talk Gemma O’Brien shares the early stories of her career, the hands-on processes behind her largest wall installations and explains what she thinks it means to be an ultra artist!

beyond tellerrand Berlin takes place September 11 and 12 in Berlin, Germany
Get your ticket today.

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Waving from Delft,
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