The culture mavens at Carbon have added a final round of speakers to their sophomore two day event in Melbourne. Joining legendary New York photographer Ricky Powell, blogger Yimmy Yayo, Hypebeast managing editor Eugene Kan and San Fran street artist Faith47 are NYC photographer 13th Witness, SlamXhype editor Joy Yoon, Mega of clothing line Black Scale, calligrapher Chaz Bojorquez, Dust La Rock of Fools Gold Records and Huw Bennett of Sydney menswear label Vanishing Elephant.

Mad knowledge for everyone.

Purchase tickets here, check out the timetable below…


Forum A: New Media Takeover
Presented by Swinburne University of Technology – Faculty of Design
Speakers: Nick Fensom (Sneeze Magazine, VC/NYC)
Eugene Kan (Hypebeast, HK)
Joy Yoon (SlamXhype/New Order, LA/AM)

Forum B: Commerce of Creativity
Presented by Sharpie
Speakers: Faith47 (Street artist, South Africa)
DAL (Street artist, CHN)
Chaz Bojorquez (Artist/Calligrapher, LA)

Forum C: Evolution of an Idea
Speakers: Mega (Black Scale, LA)
Dust La Rock (Fools Gold Co-Founder/Art Director, NYC)
Huw Bennett (Vanishing Elephant, SYD)

Forum D: Visual Saturation (Film & Photography)
Speakers: Ricky Powell (Photographer, NYC)
13th Witness (Photographer/Videographer, NYC)
Yimmy Yayo (Visual Blogger/Photographer, SYD

Saturday 21st April
12pm – 10pm: Cullen Hotel Open Day (featuring mural by Faith 47) @ Cullen Hotel, 164 Commercial Rd, Prahran,

Wednesday 25th April
8pm: The Ricky Powell World Famous Slide Show @ 1000 £ BEND (cinema) 361 Little Lonsdale St. Melbourne.

Thursday 26th April
6pm – 9pm: Opening of Faith 47 exhibition @ RTIST Gallery 29 St Edmonds Rd. Prahran, Victoria.

Friday 27th April
9pm – Late: Official Carbon Launch Event @ Roxanne Parlour, Level 3, 2 Coverlid Place, Melbourne.

Saturday 28th April
11am – 1pm: Forum A @ BMW Edge, Federation Square
2pm – 4pm: Forum B @ BMW Edge, Federation Square
4pm – 7pm: Chaz Bojorquez Exhibition Opening @ NGV Studio Ian Potter Centre, Federation Square

Sunday 29th April
12pm – Evening: Sneaker Freaker Swap Meet @ The Atrium, Federation Square
11am – 1pm: Forum C @ BMW Edge, Federation Square
2pm – 4pm: Forum D @ BMW Edge, Federation Square
5pm – 7pm: Live Paint session @ NGV Studio, Federation Square