September 26-27, 2013
Above: Screenshot from the AGI Open London website, designed by Spin. Each year, members of the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) invite the global design community to gather for two days of lectures, discussion, and camaraderie. This years event is held in London, featuring over thirty speakers and promises to be a truly exciting few days. The organizers hope to break down imaginary barriers between speakers, members, and attendees, and have developed an intriguing program to facilitate the theme of dialogue.
As a recent inductee, I am honored to be participating in the AGI Congress and am eagerly anticipating the Open event. The organizers have also introduced a valuable historical element in the run-up to September, a growing AGI Open Tumblr page that includes work from the earliest AGI members to the present. A mesmerizing collection of the familiar and unfamiliar, now condensed in one place.
AGI Open is an affordable, not-for-profit event, where even AGI members pay their own way. Registration information for a wide variety of participants can be found here. You can also find more information via the AGI Open Facebook and Twitter accounts.