Design Spectrum: Fabrica

Join us for the second installment of this 3-part series featuring Dan Hill, Director of Fabrica, an Italy-based creative laboratory and talent incubator for young modern artists to develop innovative projects. Dan will share exciting insights into these projects, which span the gamut from design, music and film to photography, publishing and web.

Saturday, May 11
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Atkins Auditorium
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111

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Fabrica: 
Incubating the Modern Designer
Established in 1994 in Treviso, Italy as Benetton’s communication research center, Fabrica is not a school or an advertising agency. Fabrica is an applied creative laboratory, a talent incubator, and a studio at which young modern artists from around the world develop innovative projects and explore new directions in a myriad of communication avenues. These artist-experimenters are accompanied along their research path by leading figures in art and communication, blurring the boundaries of culture and language and addressing a wide variety of social causes and disciplines.

Tickets
This event is free! Tickets are required, click here or visit nelson-atkins.org. Parking is available for $5 in the museum garage, parking is free for museum members.

About the Design Spectrum Series
Design Spectrum is a 3-part series exploring cutting-edge ideas and practitioners from the world of design. Covering a spectrum of creative fields, this series includes speakers from graphic design to product design and architecture. Design Spectrum is a partnership between The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, AIGA Kansas City and AIA Kansas City.

Next in the Series
Save the date for the final installation of the Design Spectrum Series. On June 6, we’ll continue the theme of play with Peter Exley of Architecture is Fun, who elevates the standard of design for learning and play environments.

June 6: Elevating the Design of Play Environments
Featuring Peter Exley, Architecture is Fun, Chicago

Questions? Contact programming@aigakc.org.

When & Where
Sat, May 11, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111