Upcoming: Design Trust Public Lecture 2017

7. 8. 2017


At the Design Trust Public Lecture 2017, two Design Trust Feature Grant Recipients –Venus Lau and the MIT Media Lab team of Jifei Ou, Jie Qi and Artem Dementyev – will present their Design Trust-funded projects.

Venus Lau will introduce her project “Simon Denny: Real Mass Entrepreneurship”, the first solo exhibition in China of Berlin based Simon Denny, focusing on his in-depth research of Shenzhen’s tech-manufacturing. The exhibition was curated by Venus Lau and scenography/spatial design was done by architect Betty Ng.

Exploring the idea of a “researcher in residency” in the context of manufacturing, the team of Jifei Ou, Jie Qi and Artem Dementyev will present their project “Hacking Manufacturing”. By bringing researchers to the factory floor in Shenzhen for four weeks, the team experiment methods to fuse the lab and factory as a future venue for innovation.

The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion.

To reserve your space, please RSVP by 16 Aug 2017 via THIS LINK. Seats are available on a limited basis and require a RSVP confirmation.


Design Trust Public Lecture 2017
Date: Saturday, 19th August 2017
Registration: 3:30pm
Talk: 4:00-5:30pm
Reception: 5:30-6:30pm
Venue: Miller Theatre, Asia Society (9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong)
Online registration: https://goo.gl/forms/isWxgIfod7LK0Bed2


Venus Lau, Artistic Director, OCAT Shenzhen
Simon Denny, Artist
Jifei Ou, Researcher/PhD Candidate, MIT Media Lab
Jie Qi, Research Scientist, MIT Media Lab
Artem Dementyev, Researcher/PhD Candidate, MIT Media Lab
Marisa Yiu, Co-founder/Executive Director, Design Trust
Agatha Tsang, Founder, Bon Bone Design
Richard Kelly, Chief Catalyst, FungGroup


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