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The aim of the event of unusual format – unconference – is to create network among young designers and use it as a platform for further actions. Event is planned to be held in February. Young designers and design students from each Nordic-Baltic region country will participate.

Young designers from 9 Nordic-Baltic region design schools are organizing  B!Young Designers Unconference in Vilnius Lithuania in February 2013. The aim of the event of unusual format – unconference – is to create network among young designers and use it as a platform for further actions. It will be a seminar-workshop-type event where the position of young designers` and design education in the region is discussed.

The Unconference is initiated by students who met in a Cirrus workshop REACH in Iceland this summer 2012. Here is a link to the summary of the happenings http://www.dorigislason.net/reach-between-thos-that-need-to-meet-up/

There will be delegation from each country of the region. The Unconference will be a place to meet up and get to know the conditions to make future plans for communication between participants and institutions.

The participating schools are:

Lithuania: Vilnius Academy of Arts

Latvia: Art Academy of Latvia

Estonia: Estonian Academy of Arts

Finland: Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Sweden: HDK – School of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg

Norway: Oslo National Academy of Arts

Denmark: Kolding School of Design

Iceland: Iceland Academy of Arts

Greenland: NAPA – the Nordic Institution in Greenland, Nuuk, Greenland

For further information contact (kairit.solg@aalto.fi)

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November 22, 2012   Posted in: DESIGN, ICELAND