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London Design Biennale 2020

Design | January 19, 2020 |

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London Design Biennale 2020
Google HQ in King’s Cross, London
June 25, 2020 – June 26, 2020

London Design Biennale reveals programme and further speakers its first-ever Summit – a series of talks and panel conversations led by artistic director Es Devlin exploring the theme of Resonance, informing the pending agenda of the 2020 London Design Biennale.

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The day of discussion and debate will take place at Google HQ in King’s Cross, with Summit talks addressing the impact of design: its power to cross borders, bridge cultures and alter behaviours and societies. The talks will look at how design can resonate in the fields of sustainability, politics, the digital world and how the work presented at the Biennale can resonate to global audiences with leading thinkers from design, government, and the diplomatic community.

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Summit ticket holders will join a select audience of Ambassadors and senior contacts from UK embassies of over 30 countries; and leaders of business and institutes. Mike Gunton, Creative Director, BBC Natural History Unit – the world’s largest production unit dedicated to wildlife filmmaking – will lead a keynote speech on the power and reach of programmes such as Blue Planet and Planet Earth to resonate with, and change perspectives of, audiences internationally.

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The role design can play in proposing potential solutions to climate change and sustainability will be explored by leading thinkers including Francesco Bandarin, former Assistant Director-General, UNESCO. Justine Simons, Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries; Meherunnisa Asad, Director of the Lel Collection; Eliza Easton, Head of Policy at NESTA; and Sarah Mann, Director of ADF, British Council; will look at the relationship between design and politics across the globe. The connections between design, data and the digital world will be confronted by Suhair Khan, Google Arts & Culture; Greg Williams, Editor, WIRED UK; and Pip Jamieson, Founder, The Dots.

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Es Devlin & celebrated architect Bjarke Ingels will be in conversation, looking to the future of sustainable development practices that bring architecture, design, urbanism and nature together.
Day Two will take place at Somerset House, London Design Biennale’s home. A series of surgery sessions, workshops and guided tours will build on the previous day’s discussions, allowing designers and embassies to develop ideas for participation at London Design Biennale 2020.

more. www.londondesignbiennale.com

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