Monday, May 12, 2008

Tokion Creativity Now 2008

Creativity Now Conference Speakers Announced!. Tokion Newsletter. May 2008. 
excerpted text:

Once again, Tokion magazine will bring together many of the most innovative and influential creative thinkers for the 5th Creativity Now Conference. Top names in the fields of art, film, design, photography, fashion and music will gather on Manhattan’s Cooper Union stage for a weekend of unique cultural exchange.
This year’s speakers include:

Maria Bamford (“Comedians of Comedy”)
Klaus Biesenbach (Curator, P.S.1/MoMA)
Lizzi Bougatsos (Artist/Musician, James Fuentes LLC)
David Cross (“Mr. Show,” “Arrested Development”)
Thomas Duncan (Curator, Gagosian Gallery)
Gardar Eide Einarsson (Artist, Team Gallery)
C.F. (Artist/Musician, PictureBox, Inc.)
Harrell Fletcher (Artist, Jack Hanley Gallery)
José Freire (Gallerist, Team Gallery)
Zach Galifianakis (“Comedians of Comedy”)
Loden Dager (Men’s Wear Collective)
Massimiliano Gioni (Curator, New Museum)
Mark Gonzales (Artist/Poet/Professional Skateboarder)
Kathy Grayson (Curator, Deitch Projects)
Alex Hawgood (T: The New York Times Style Magazine)
Harmony Korine (Mister Lonely, Julien Donkey-Boy)
Hanna Liden (Artist, Rivington Arms)
Nate Lowman (Artist, Maccarone Gallery)
Lucky Dragons (Artists/Musicians)
Shamim M. Momin (Curator, Whitney Museum)
Carlo McCormick (Senior Editor, Paper)
Dan Nadel (Publisher, PictureBox, Inc.)
Gary Panter (Artist, PictureBox, Inc.)
Eduardo Sarabia (Artist, I-20 Gallery)
David Shrigley (Artist, Anton Kern Gallery)

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