Lots of excitement in REMIX Towers today as we revealed the latest speakers. It has been a week of big announcements as we are a part of VIVID Sydney which also launched. If you want to see one of the most beautiful cities in the world bathed in dramatic light installations then come and join us. Especially as Vivid Sydney is set to shine even more brightly in 2015 when the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas delivers its biggest program yet. For 18 nights, from 22 May – 8 June, Vivid Sydney will again transform the city and harbour. There will be over 60 Lighting Installations and Projections. Find out how to plan your time in Sydney here.
The first 30 REMIX Sydney speakers can now be viewed here and our line-up includes Seb Chan, Director of Digital & Emerging Media, Cooper-Hewitt (Smithsonian), the National Design Museum in New York. Seb has created a revolutionary new way to experience the newly remodelled museum with The Atlantic proclaiming ‘the museum of the future is here’.
Closer to home the Sydney Modern project is taking shape and we have challenged Michael Brand, Director of the Art Gallery of NSW to explore the next generation of museum spaces and the blurring of physical and digital.
We hear from the Artistic Director of the Perth International Arts Festival about the story of how some giant puppets brought 1.4 million people onto the streets of the city
The Editor of VICE explores the Future of Entertainment, the CEO of Yahoo!7 looks at how to compete online in a sea of noise and the Regional Director of General Assembly investigates the Future of Education. See all the topics here
They join 75 other inspirational speakers in. Twitter, The Metropolitan Museum, Australian Museum, Google Cultural Institute, MCA, Etsy, ACMI, The Guardian, Dubai Design District, Westfield and Blippar
REMIX Sydney is our Asia-Pacific summit in a series of events in leading creative capitals around the world including London, New York and Dubai. The inaugural Sydney event in 2014 was attended by over 1,000 creative leaders from around the globe. REMIX explores the intersection of culture, technology and entrepreneurship, bringing together thought-leaders from across different industries to tackle the big ideas shaping the future of the cultural and creative industries and the development of creative cities and the creative economy
Image: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia | Mechanised Colour Assemblage – artist impression by Danny Rose & Rebecca Baum