Semi-Permanent Sydney Unveils Huge 2012 Lineup

A phenomenal lineup of talent has been announced for the 10th Anniversary of Semi-Permanent Sydney in May this year, a fitting way to celebrate a decade of the country’s premier design event. As usual, SP has drawn together a crew of the most interesting, talented and innovative creative presenters from around the world for your pleasure. The following speakers have been confirmed for the weekend of 11-12 May 2012 at the Sydney Convention Centre…

DAVID ALAN HARVEY New York based photographer/photojournalist Harvey has shot over forty essays for National Geographic and has been exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Nikon Gallery and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

WALLPAPER MAGAZINE The iconic creative tome will be repped at by Meirion Pritchard who joined Wallpaper* in 2003 and became Art Director in 2007. During this time Meirion and his team have continued to push the creative boundaries of print, ensuring that the Wallpaper* name is synonymous with design excellence.

MOTHERSHIP The LA-based collective has its roots in hybrid filmmaking approaches that blend live-action, animation, CG motion graphics and other techniques, to create new visual realities. Mothership will be represented by Ed Ulbrich.

HI-RES London digital media studio Hi-Res combines multiple disciplines – graphic design, fine art, product design, film and music, and worked across a number of blue chip organisations to achieve the highest accolades for digital media. Hi-Res was responsible for the mind-fucking website for Darren Aronofsky’s film Requiem for a Dream.

GMUNK Technology pushing motion graphics wunderkind based in LA began his professional career as an Interactive Designer at London-based Vir2L Studios Europe, and entered the motion graphics world under the tutelage of Kyle Cooper at Imaginary Forces and has since functioned as a Design Director for international brands via his work at top tier outfits Engine Design, Transistorstudios, BUCK and Prologue Films…

Other speakers include:
Luca Ionescu
Derek Henderson
Vince Frost
Benja Harney
Bec Parsons and Bartolomeo Celestino
The Monkeys

With two more speakers and a heap of side events to be announced ensue you lock the dates in your diary. Semi-Permanent will head to Brisbane in July and Melbourne in September. For all the information check out the Semi-Permanent website: