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Pictoplasma Conferences are packed with inspiring talks and presentations by some of today’s most innovative talents, taking the stage to share a glimpse on their work process, motivation and personal development.

Should you be unable to join the Pictoplasma Conferences in the flesh, you can now at least download a 1280 × 720 pixel window into some of the artist talks, served as approximately 30 minute 720p HD mov files for your convenient home education…

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TIM BISKUP (USA)
36’33”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 595.9 MB

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Tim Biskup was born in Santa Monica, California in 1967. His melodic paintings are sourced from a lifelong fascination with popular culture, punk rock and experimental music.
He received a compelling combination of technical training from art school (Otis Parsons) and years in the trenches of the animation industry (Cartoon Network, Spümco, Disney). Biskup has produced his own limited edition prints, vinyl figures, books, records, and other aesthetic objects.

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BEN BOCQUELET (FR)
36’33”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 595.9 MB

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French-born animator, writer, and producer Ben Bocquelet talks us through all development stages of one The Amazing World of Gumball episode.

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BUFF MONSTER (USA)
34’42”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 666.2 MB

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Ice cream lover Buff Monster explains his art dominated by happy characters living in brightly coloured bubbly landscapes.

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BUBI AU YEUNG (HK)
29’19”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 440.0 MB

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Bubi Au Yeung believes in simplicity. She has created numerous characters, such as Treeson, an iconic favourite with fans around the world.

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DOMA / CHU (ARG)
32’09”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 497.2 MB

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DOMA Collective founding member CHU, talks about his personal work, characterised by curved shapes and the creation of geometric-abstract universes.

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DIANA B. HERRERA (COL)
34’18”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 477.4 MB

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Using paper as her primary medium Diana presents notions of temporality and change in an ongoing series of vibrant handmade paper birds.

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SARAH ILLENBERGER (DE)
28’06”, 720p HD mov file (H.264), 631.4 MB

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Multi-disciplinary artist Sarah Illenberger focuses on analog craftwork using everyday items to create vivid, witty images that open up new perspectives.

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JAMES JARVIS (UK)
37’46”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 585.2 MB

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Illustrator, marathon athlete, skater, and philosopher James Jarvis takes the stage and makes sense of his busy career between creating numerous characters for commercial advertising and editorials, shaping the nascent world of designer toys and collectible figures by being responsible for a large cast of almost 100 plastic characters, and recently humbly returning to the timeless pleasures of a simple pencil stroke.

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JEAN JULLIEN (FR)
28’32”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 476.4 MB

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French graphic designer Jean Jullien talks about his wildly eclectic body of work, ranging from illustration to photography, video, costumes, installations, books, posters, and clothing.

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LIZZ LUNNEY (UK)
25’57”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 386.1 MB

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Comic book artist and comedy writer Lizz Lunney explains her drawings of surrealist animals, household objects and food, all endowed with the gift of consciousness.

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ANDY MARTIN (UK)
32’23”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 632MB

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London-based animator and illustrator Andy Martin talks about his diverse work, characterized by a perfect mix of humour and hilarity. And brilliant sound!

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NYCHOS (AT)
36’24”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 636 MB

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Austrian urban artist Nychos is renowned for his huge-scale and technically outstanding murals and gallery pieces, often diven by an obsession with anatomy and dissection.

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BENJAMIN VAN OOST (BE)
33’14”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 544.8 MB

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Benjamin Van Oost, co-founder of TOYKYO and art director/sculptor at CASE STUDYO, talks about his passion for spreading happiness by producing beautiful objects of desire.

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MIKEY PLEASE (UK)
34’37”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 544.2 MB

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Animation writer and director Mikey Please’s thesis film “The Eagleman Stag” went on to win a BAFTA and was short-listed for an Academy award.

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CRAIG REDMAN (AUS/USA)
25’33”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 401.4 MB

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As an illustrator Craig Redman works together with London-based Karl Maier to create bold work with simple messages, often with a humorous twist. After moving to New York in 2007, Craig started his daily blog Darcel Disappoints, a reflection on the highs and – especially – lows of big city life. His Cyclops image / alter ego is meanwhile famous throughout the fashion and celebrity worlds.

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BRECHT VANDENBROUCKE
36’39”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 681.14 MB

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Crude style and vivid colours are the trademark of Brecht Vandenbroucke’s work, which comments on modern life in all its facets with a perfect mix of surrealism and absurdist humour.

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AMANDA VISELL (USA)
10’47”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 172.3 MB

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Amanda Visell gives a very brief talk on grewing up with a crazy love for vintage Disney-Musketeers, war era cartoons, a different time.

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KIMIAKI YAEGASHI (JP)
27’53”, 720p HD mov (H.264), 402.5 MB

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Kimiaki Yaegashi aka Okimi is responsible for some of the strangest imagery you’ve probably ever encountered. And Pizza.

After purchase through PayPal a download link is sent to your e-mail. Files are downloaded as 720p HD mov file (H.264) at 1280 × 720 pixels, featuring a small panel with video of speaker and a large panel with slides synced to the presentation.

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