How to Create Magic: An Artist’s View

    Come join DACS and our Artimage artists as we take part in this year’s D&AD Festival.


    26 April 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    33 Old Bethnal Green Road
    E2 6AA

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    Cover image: The Libidinal Sofa, 2003, Rut Blees Luxemburg © Rut Blees Luxemburg. All rights reserved, DACS 2017.

    Event details

    DACS and our artists are teaming up with D&AD for this year's D&AD Festival, which will take place from 25-27 April in London.

    As part of the conference’s discussions between leading creators about crafting ‘big ideas’ and the creative processes behind their work, we invite you to join our special panel fringe event How to Create Magic: An Artist’s View, which will take place at DACS.

    Our renowned panel of speakers will include Rut Blees Luxemburg, Gordon CheungWendy McMurdo and Beth Nicholas, who will share their personal stories, and inspiration behind their stunning artworks and creative careers. You will get a personal insight into their multimedia practices and discover some of the links between different creative practices, including art and design.

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    Watch our interview with Wendy McMurdo

    Wendy McMurdo's Instagram takeover

    We'll be handing over our Artimage Instagram channel to Wendy McMurdo ahead of the talk, on Tuesday 25 April. Step inside her creative world for a day!

    Follow @_Artimage and #McMurdoTakeover

    About DACS and D&AD

    Founded over 30 years ago, DACS supports a wide range of visual artists, including photographers, illustrators, and designers, and we look forward to representing the visual arts community at this year’s festival. Teaming up with D&AD supports DACS’ ongoing efforts to campaign for artists’ rights and champion their sustained and vital contribution to the creative economy.
    D&AD, the Global Association for Creative Advertising, has been inspiring a community of creative thinkers by celebrating and stimulating the finest in design and advertising since 1962. As a non-profit advertising association, D&AD supports the next generation of creative talent and stimulates the creative industry to work towards a fairer, more sustainable future through its Awards and Training programme.

    Cover image: The Libidinal Sofa, 2003, Rut Blees Luxemburg © Rut Blees Luxemburg. All rights reserved, DACS 2017.