Panelists discuss ways that artists are using the web to do more than circulate their art—they’re digitally building audiences, developing professional and creative identities, and employing it as a medium for the production of new work.
Featuring: Chris Cloud, David Schwen, Ana Voog
Moderated by Jehra Patrick
Walker Cinema, 7 pm
Chris Cloud is a Culture Maker™ with a passion for connecting people and ideas. He makes art, zines, dance parties, tumblrs, music videos and the list really does go on. He is a digital native who thrives in online cultures and develops ideas at the intersection of culture and technology.
Ana Voog is a bombastic innovator, iconoclast and mother of the future robots. She is also crochets and makes great soup.
David Schwen is the founder and creative director of Dschwen LLC. After working at agencies in Minneapolis for almost 10 years, he is now running his own creative studio. He has recently worked for brands such as Warby Parker, Toyota, Organic Valley as well as creating editorial works for TIME Magazine, Wired, Fast Company and Fortune Magazine. He always finds ways to stay fresh by creating his own personal projects on the side, which have regularly lead to client work. Growing up in northern Minnesota, Schwen has a strong midwestern work ethic; because when it’s so dang cold outside, why not just make something cool.