7th International Conference on Design & Emotion To be held in Chicago, USA, October 4-7, 2010 Organization: The Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology
New AIC members
Mr. Péter Paizs, Freelance artist, painter, teacher of art & colour expert Szentendre, egres u. 32, 2000 Hungary, firstname.lastname@example.org /
www.paizspeter.com His professional expertise and /or education relates to the following areas of color research or application among others: He has studied at Academy of Fine Arts (MA diploma) and Technical University in Budapest. He has Diploma “Qualified Colour Expert” and International Validity of Diploma of Expertise in Colour Dynamics. He has a DLA application from Hungarian University of Fine Arts Doctoral School and a Fulbright Scholarship artist/research, CUNY, Hunter College, USA. He is a member of the Committee of Hungarian Fine and Applied Arts, the Society of Hungarian Painters and the International Kepes Society.
Ms. Ingrid Calvo Ivanovic, Independent worker General Gorostiaga 509, depto. 501-B, Ñuñoa, Santiagao, Región Metropolitana.
Cp: 7790559, Chile, email@example.com / www.proyectaqcolor.cl Ingrid is a graphic designer, a color teacher and a full time color researcher. She is also the director of Poyectacolor, an online project with resources about color for visual communication design and visual arts. She is an active member of the Asociación Chilena del Color and a collaborative member of the AIC SG on Colour Education.
Report from International Conference in Genoa
At BERIO Municipal Library in Genoa an INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE was organised on April 9 in collaboration with the Municipality of Genoa and the Province of Genoa entitled: “Color and Education. A project in Creativity”
The Conference aimed at presenting the educational and teaching aspects of color education, to foster knowledge and a better understanding of these issues, with the end goal of setting new research pathways toward wider perception spaces. For the first time, educational experiences for different age groups - from kindergarten to University - were presented through a successful link between various international situations where there is a renewed interest in color education and in the multiple roles assigned to color today.
Among the speakers who contributed to the conference success: Karl Schawelka (Bauhaus Universitaet Weimar Germany); Monica Bilger (Stockholm); Carole Lepers (Le Musèe des Enfants, Brussels); Lia Luzzatto (Accademia di Comunicazione, Intern. Study Group Environmental Color Design); Renata Pompas - AFOL – Moda Milano, Intern. Study Group Environmental Color Design); M.Linda Falcidieno and Luisa Cogorno (School of Architecture – University of Genoa); Maria Galasso (Agenzia Naz. Scuola Autonomia Scolastica, Genoa); Elisa Logorio and Stefano Patrone (Art High School Klee-Barabino, Genoa); Silvia Rizzo (Curator of the Conference, Art High School Klee-Barabino, Genoa Intern. Study Group Environmental Color Design).
COLORE E DESIGN, Publisher DE FERRARI, GENOA, 2010. Color and Design, various Authors
By combining cultural and technological aspects, different sectors are analyzed for the production of items – from cars, to clothes, glassware, etc. that surround our human and social environment, including issues related to the communication of images and education for designers. A special focus is put on the color and design of materials and objects.
A collection of essays signed by different authors: Tom Porter, Rodolfo Galfino Rossi, Pietro Zennaro, Luisa Cogorno, Maria Linda Falcidieno, Renata Pompas, and Silvia Rizzo.
AIC e-news, June 2010