Discussions about our urban future must include media: it's a means of communication, “decoration”, digital playground, augmented experience and so much more. At PICNIC Festival 2011, we’ll look at the impact of media on all angles of city life. Keep reading to learn more about this year’s media highlights.

PICNIC Festival sub-theme spotlight: Media...
Speakers addressing media-related topics at PICNIC Festival 2011

Get to know the experts and innovators that will be speaking on the main stage:

  • Mark Woerde of LEMZ will look at how brands can heal the world
  • Laurence Parkes of AKQA will talk about socializing brands
  • Toby Barnes of Mudlark examines the city as a dashboard, and talks about games for social change
  • Emer Beamer of Butterfly Works discusses the role of games in informal settlements
  • Peter Corbett of iStrategyLabs will introduce his Apps for Democracy projects
  • David Barrie talks about the role of media in urban spaces
  • Jake Barton looks at collaboration and storytelling on an urban scale
  • Ben Hammersley will put his unique spin on the impact of technology on social relationships
  • Scott Snibbe will wow us with his interactive experiences, including the apps he created for Bjork’s Biophilia project
  • Beth Coleman introduces principles of x-reality design with “Hello Avatar”
Workshops & labs with a focus on media

Get more face-time with our presenters at these labs and workshops where the audience can actively engage with each other and leading specialists.

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