April 29 – May 3, 2015
CONFERENCE & FESTIVAL
The world’s leading and largest Conference and Festival of contemporary character culture returns, with a dense program of inspiring artist presentations, conference lectures, animation screenings, workshops, installations, selected character walk exhibitions and group shows, performances and of course, loads of character!
edited by: Pictoplasma Publishing, Berlin
published October 2014
pages: 408 pages, fully coloured
format: 22 x 28,8 cm / 8.7 x 11.3 in
binding: hardcover & dust jacket
AVAILABLE NOW !!!
The Ultimate Source Book of Postdigital Portraiture for Character Designers, Connoisseurs and the Creatively Curious!
Finally following in the footsteps of the long sold-out Character Encyclopaedia (2006) and Character Compendium (2012), this spanking new Pictoplasma compilation presents more than 600 outstanding artworks and individual character studies by over 200 international artists, including new work by Aryz, Bakea, Brosmind, Bubi Au Yeung, Charles Huettner, Hikari Shimoda, Low Bros, Maniackers Design, Max Gärtner, Ori Toor, Sue Doeksen, T Wei, Ted Parker, Yomsnil… and many, many more.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Once more we’re on the hunt for new and surprising animation to grace the big screen at the upcoming Pictoplasma Festival 2015. Should you be responsible for high-grade Characters in Motion, please share!
NEW BOOK COMPILATION
Fresh off the press: Pictoplasma presents the Ultimate Source Book of Postdigital Portraiture for Character Designers, Connoisseurs and the Creatively Curious. Available now in our Online Shop!
LIMITED EDITION ART PRINTS
For all unable to visit the Pictoplasma Portrait Gallery in person, we now offer a fine selection of limited edition art prints. Why not order an exclusive high-quality character portrait and start your own, personal art collection?
September 19, 2014 – January 11, 2015
MARCO – Museo de Arte Contemporáneo
Pictoplasma goes Mexico! Visit Monterrey’s renown Museum for Contemporary Art MARCO and expose yourself to a vast group exhibition on contemporary character design and art, bringing together works by more than 120+ international artists, designers, illustrators, and filmmakers.
The Pictoplasma Academy offers participants selected upon application the unique opportunity to refine their own projects, expand their skills, and develop their work centered on the creation of characters.
DOWNLOAD PICTO TALKS
Big thanks to all who joined us in person – or in spirit – and helped celebrate our anniversary conference and festival edition. Everyone else: This is what you missed, for under 0,3 cent a minute…
OUR PAST WORK
Apart from organizing conferences, or publishing high-quality books, we’ve been curating vast exhibitions and group shows, developing collaborations with outstanding artists and giving birth to crazy installations and art happenings.
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