Ex-designer talk with Martí Guixé

16.05.2015
11.30am – 12.45pm

Instituto Cervantes Dublin (in collaboration with EUNIC and Spanish Embassy in Dublin)

11.00am doors open
11.30am lecture starts
Q&A following lecture

Tickets bookings.dublin@cervantes.es

Renowned Spanish designer Martí Guixé will give a public lecture on design and creativity followed by a conversation with Dr Lisa Godson. The lecture will explore the concept of the ex-designer, discussing his most recent works, as well as projects key from his early career in the context of design of edible objects, performances, interaction and instruction, new typologies and business models.

An interior and product designer, Guixé became an important innovator in food design challenging the way we consider food; in his work food becomes an edible designed product, an object that negates any reference to cooking, tradition and gastronomy. Guixé as a food designer builds edible products that are ergonomic, functional, communicative, interactive, visionary but radically contemporary and timeless.

Martí Guixé will discuss the concept of ex-designer, which began in 2001 as a definition of his design activities and emerged as a consequence of the de-contextualisation attributed to his workThe concept has been evolving since and now is a brand that manufactures products designed by ex-designers. www.ex-designer.com

His work was exhibited in MOMA, Centre Pompidou, Design Museum London, National Art Center Tokyo, and many more. Amongst others he worked with Alessi, Authentics, B-sign, Camper, Cha-cha, Chupa Chups, Corraini, Danese, Dentsu, Desigual, Drill, Droog Design, Imaginarium, Isee2, Kesselskramer, Mediamatic, Magis, Saporiti Italia, Trico, Very Lustre, Vitra, Watx.

This is a free event but booking is necessary: bookings.dublin@cervantes.es

This event is part of ID2015 series of public lectures and masterclasses in partnership with EUNIC: the network of European Union national institutes for culture: Instituto Cervantes, British Council, Goethe-Institut and Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Thanks to Spanish Embassy in Dublin.

Instituto Cervantes Dublin (in collaboration with EUNIC and Spanish Embassy in Dublin)

11.00am doors open
11.30am lecture starts
Q&A following lecture

Tickets bookings.dublin@cervantes.es

Samuel Beckett Theatre, Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

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