Women Fight Design
Fabrica organizes in October 2017 a series of lectures curated by Gala Fernandez.
Sigga Heimis - Project Manager for Design Schools&Collections at IKEA
The dynamic and versatile designer, founder of the homonym studio Sigga Heimis Studio in Reykjavík and mother of three kids, will talk about creative Nordic women, she feels proudly part of.
Besides her activities at IKEA, focus of the lecture will also be women mindset, resourcefulness in Nordic design and speculations and opportunities for women in the design world.
At 6.30 pm
Marion Friedmann- gallerist and curator
Marion Friedmann is a gallerist, curator, researcher, collector and consultant. For over twenty years she has been a design advocate and through her London based gallery’s activities she has merged penchant for the avant-garde with a passion to celebrate and promote the most remarkable emerging and established contemporary designers.
Ambassador for international design with an established focus on Latin America and a concern for sustainable thinking, Marion Friedmann will talk about materiality, narratives, the everyday, the nomadic pop-up model, the international working practice of curating and with focus on her specialism for Latin American design, especially Mexico.
At 6.30 pm
Bethan Laura Wood – designer
The young, talented London based designer Bethan Laura Wood during her lecture at Fabrica will tell about her obsession for colors, shapes, materials and patterns.
Laura Bethan Wood is able to associate the rigor of design with freedom of expression and she enjoys exploring the relationships we make with objects in our everyday lives and questions how they can become cultural conduits.
Every creation reflects thus the geographical place inspiring her and the production-driven context.
At 6.30 pm
Maria Cristina Didero – curator and journalist
MC projects is the title of Maria Cristina Didero’s lecture, Italian independent curator and freelance journalist. At Fabrica she will tell tales of people as for her “design is about people, not about chairs”.
Through projects and exhibitions she curated, Maria Cristina Didero has experimented designers’ ability to transfer reality into very personal objects.
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