OFFSET Dublin returns to The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre next April 3rd, 4th and 5th 2020 and it’s that time of the year were we excitedly announce the first wave of main stage speakers.
The lineup includes the influential contemporary American Graphic Designer April Greiman, one of Germany’s most renowned Illustrators Olaf Hajek, Puppet Maker Andy Gent known for his brilliant work on Wes Anderson’s stop motion epic feature “Isle of Dogs”. Closer to home we have the Award Winning Irish Design & Brand Agency CI Studio and Irish Theatre Renegades THISISPOPBABY with co-founder Jennifer Jennings and Associate Artist, Designer, Art Director and veteran OFFSET Speaker Niall Sweeney taking the stage. More homegrown talent based around the globe are IADT Graduate and now Pentagram Associate Partner Rory Simms andUK based Irish Illustrator Laura Callaghan whose work promotes body positivity and diversity.
From the UK we have London-based Branding and Creative Agency DixonBaxi who work with brands that seek to be bold and challenge convention, Oscar Hudson winner of Cannes Gold Young Director’s Award plus Acrylicize a Multi-Disciplinary Creative Studio who are disrupting the traditional art world and conventional branding.
And there’s more…Creative Director of LEGO Star Wars Jens Kronvold Frederiksen, French Designer, Illustrator and Art Director Leslie David and Wieden+KennedyCreative Team Zeynep Orbay and Macie Soler-Sala, this duo have created a range of standout side projects, as well as bringing social purpose to big-brand campaigns.
More speakers will be announced over the coming weeks….so get your OFFSET ticket along with a front row seat, it’s gonna be our best yet.