Fresh off the heels of their latest works, today’s leading minds in fashion, innovation, visual arts, and the humanities come together to discuss their most timely collaborations defining the way we consume culture.
A Year-Long Content Series in Collaboration with MA+ Group
In Conversation with Jason Wu and Jessica May Underwood
Fashion Designer Jason Wu in Conversation with Artist Jessica May Underwood, discuss their work together for his latest collection, and the power of collaboration and craft in the creative process.Watch
In Conversation with Akinola Davies Jr. & Charlene Prempeh
Sundance award-winning filmmaker, BAFTA-nominated filmmaker and music curator, Akinola Davies Jr. and Charlene Prempehm, the founder of A Vibe Called Tech and contributing editor for How To Spend It, Financial Times discuss integrating diversity and broadening the cultural lens across creative industries and media.Watch
In Conversation with Nick Blunden, Lucy Yeomans and Massamiliano DiBattista
Business of Fashion President Nick Blunden, Founder of Drest & ex-EIC at Net-a-Porter & Harper’s Bazaar, Lucy Yeomans, and MA+ Group Founder and CEO, Massimialiano Di Battista discuss the convergence of Fashion, Gaming, Music and Art as new modes of entertainment.Watch
In Conversation with Kristin-Lee Moolman & Thebe Magugu
April talk is now Photographer/ Filmmaker Kristin-Lee Moolman in conversation with Fashion Designer Thebe Magugu about the post Aparteid South African cultural renaissance.Watch
In Conversation with Paul Smith & Patrick Vale
Patrick Vale and Paul Smith will discuss the growth of the eponymous brand, and the designer's original “concept store”. Also under the spotlight is Pat's exhibition opening at the new store in SoHo NY, showcasing epic NY urban landscapes, and portraits of 100 New Yorkers drawn by the artist over zoom. A beautiful capture of the metropolis and its people during the pandemic.
In Conversation with Bombas & Parr
In collaboration with WePresent, multi-sensory experience designers Bompas & Parr chat with WeTransfer's Editor of WePresent - their editorial platform, Holly Fraser, and Writer and Curator Francesca Gavin, to provide a window into diplomatic hospitality through the lens of different cultures — their embassy dining halls, chefs, and VIP's favorite signature dishes. Above all, this is a heady analysis on the impacts that food and dining have on international relations.
In Conversation with Craig Ward
Graphic designer and public speaker Craig Ward in conversation with Aesop CEO Michael O’Keefe on developing the cult-status brand and its subsequent impact on the design community — across disciplines, borders, and beyond. The two will also be joined by VP of Creative North America Robyn Dutra, to discuss innovation in the Beauty World.
In Conversation with Architectural Digest & Sebastien Leon Agnessens
Architectural Digest in conversation with polymath Sebastien Leon Agneessens, founder of Formavision, on the evolution of experiential design. The talk will highlight his new immersive, multi-sensory speakeasy installation in SoHo NY. With appropriate COVID precautions, there could be a VIP tour of the space, culminating with a drinks reception in the secret bar. The soon-to-be hot spot of DTNY.
In Conversation with Jefferson Hack
For Art Basel Miami, a talk from Jefferson Hack on UNREAL CITY, the AR art exhibition designed to meet the needs of a culture-hungry metropolis. UNREAL CITY has already captured London and is set to expand to other major cities across the globe (see work from KAWS, Cao Fei, Olafur Eliasson, and others on Acute Art... or download the app!)