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Adam JK Australian Tour presented by AGDA & The Design Conference
Adam J. Kurtz (aka “ADAMJK”) is a Brooklyn-based artist and author whose design and illustration is rooted in honesty, humor and a little darkness. His books (1 Page at a Time, Pick Me Up and Things Are What You Make of Them) have been translated into over a dozen languages.
Adam’s work is often a reaction to internet culture, exploring the evolving role of design and language in their modern context, where text and image “memes” rule conversation and have changed the nature of communication itself. It’s no surprise then that he’s amassed a considerable online audience of young—and young-at-heart—creatives.
In addition to personal work, he’s collaborated with brands including Penguin Random House, Urban Outfitters, Brooklyn Public Library, and Instagram, plus appeared in campaigns for UNIQLO, NYC Pride, Reebok and more.
Sydney - Monday, 3rd June - Turbine Hall, Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris St, Ultimo
Hobart - Wednesday, 5th June – Foundry, Brooke St Pier (top floor), Franklin Wharf
Adelaide - Thursday, 6th June - The Howling Owl, Corner Vaughan & Cinema Place, Rundle Street
Perth - Monday, 10th June - The Auditorium, City of Perth Library, 573 Hay Street
Melbourne - Wednesday, 12th June - Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, 180 St Kilda Road
AGDA member $40
#TDCbne19 attendees: $40
The Design Conference is an event for creative professionals. We discuss more than the future of design — but what design means in the hearts and minds of the world’s favourite creative leaders. By being transparent and vulnerable, we engineer an experience which is designed to move, motivate and connect.
The Design Conference (TDC)
Brisbane - The Design Conference Thursday May 30 - The Brisbane Powerhouse. 119 Lamington Street New Farm
Three day Passes: A$550
Three Day Premium: A$770
A little heads up: frankie magazine will also be hosting a special ‘Ask Me Anything’-style Q&A with Adam after the Melbourne and Sydney lectures. They'll be gathering questions via Instagram in the lead-up to the lectures, so keep an eye out!Back to News