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Freedom in Expression

DIY, Doing & Disruption

Richard Turley

Corporate Shill (and design legend)

Gabriella Marcella

Designer and founder of RISOTTO

Arisa Sudangnoi

Developer Relations Lead at Playdate

Mark Denton

Artist, Author & Designer

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Last but by no means least, our closing night sees four more world-class speakers (responsible for brilliant & influential work) take to the stage to share with us their thoughts on Freedom in Expression. Creative director and provocateur Richard Turley, RISOTTO Studio founder Gabriella Marcella, PLAYDATE’s Arisa Sudangnoi and Artist/joker Mr Bingo will ensure we finish on a laughter-induced high at The Crossing in Digbeth.


Gabriella Marcella – Balancing Act

Gabriella Marcella, Designer and Founder of RISOTTO Studio, will take you on a high speed journey through her adventures in business, design and play.

Sharing her love for Risograph print; and how a machine has shaped her practice, as well as the ups and downs of running a studio and juggling projects; in the pursuit of finding balance, ten years on.

Arisa Sudangnoi – The Story of Playdate

Arisa Sudangnoi, Developer Relations Lead for Playdate, cranks through the history of Playdate and the company behind this tiny handheld game system, Panic. The journey of making the company’s first game system, with details on the inspiration behind it, the process for designing the Playdate, and the vision going forward.

Richard Turley – Those days are behind me

Design legend Richard Turley talks about F1, Civilization, Interview, Bloomberg, MTV and more.

Mark Denton – New Speaker

Mark has done loads of different jobs from Knitting Digest’s premier paste up artist, to typographic assistant, to visualiser, art director, creative director, executive producer and everything in between. He’s currently publishing, designing and bossing people about at COY! Communications, at the same time as directing commercials.

Denton has produced award winning work for clients such as Nike, Wrangler, Heineken, Cadburys, Levis, Greenpeace, and many, many, many, many, many, many more.

Unfortunately, due to the virus that shall not be named, Mr Bingo is no longer available for the talk – but we’re delighted to welcome Mark Denton to the line-up!


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