MESH | Festival of Creativity

Amsterdam Noord, Friday, 23rd of March 2018


ADCN, the club for creativity, and curator Gijs Stork are excited to present: MESH | Festival of Creativity.

MESH is about exploring and celebrating the wicked mesh of creativity in the Dutch creative industry and remixing people from all creative disciplines. From advertising and design, architecture and fashion, film and photography, technology and art and other fields. You will be invited and challenged to cross creative boundaries and meet with 1000+ other creative minds over a coffee or drink at one of the four festival venues!

The program on the 23rd of March includes:

1. EXPO ADCN AWARDS NOMINATIONS 2018 – Discover which work has been nominated for the ADCN Awards 2018. All nominated work in Advertising, Design, Craft and Next will be presented and exhibited.

Venue 1: FC Hyena (Advertising – Film & Video and Craft – Film, Music/Sound, Animation, VFX)
Timings: All day from 10.00h until 18.00h with loops that start every hour

Venue 2: Atelier van Mellius (all other ADCN Awards categories in Advertising, Design, Craft, Next)
Timings: All day from 10.00h until 20.00h

2. EXPO DUTCH CREATIVITY – Curator Gijs Stork has collected a mesh of creative projects (product, installations, experiences, art) featuring Collectie Arnhem, Bart de Baets, Creative Chef / Jasper Udink ten Cate, Valentijn Crouwel, Elspeth Diederix, Dropstuff, Freudenthal Verhagen, Conny Groenewegen, Chantal Hendriksen, Insane, Suzanne Jongmans, Chris Kabel, Label Breed, Fabian Landewee, Joris Landman, Marry-Me JimmyPaul, Jelle Mastenbroek, Mevis van Deursen, Maureen Mooren, Studio NOMAN, Mona di Orio, Wouter Paijmans, Social Label, Viviane Sassen, Schuller de Waal, Vlisco, Philip Vogelenzang, Carlo Wijnands and others.

Venue: Atelier van Mellius
Timings: All day from 10.00h until 20.00h

3. TALENT – Meet with talent from academies like Willem de Kooning Academy, Design Academy Eindhoven, Gerrit Rietveld Academie and ARTEZ and discuss their portfolios and dreams.

Venue: Atelier van Mellius
Timings: All day from 10.00h until 20.00h

4. TALKS – Learn from the masters of creativity and makers/curators of creative culture. Moderator Andrea van Pol will host a day of talks, interviews and discussions with people like Mariette Hoitink (HTNK), Remi Versteeg (Space Encounters), Josien Pieterse (Framer Framed), Ward Janssen (CineKid), Dre UrHahn & Jeroen Koolhaas (Favella Painting Foundation), Petra Janssen (Social Label), Antoinette van den Berg, Klaas Kuiken, David Carson and others.

Venue: Hotel de Goudfazant
Timings: Between 11.00h and 17.00h


23 March 2018

Talks & Drinks & Lunch | Hotel de Goudfazant
Expo | Atelier van Mellius & FC Hyena
Drinks & Lunch | Hangar Amsterdam

Atelier van Mellius
In the Atelier van Mellius, writer and visual artist Mellius presents the seven lives and quests of Oxzana Mendestov in words, images and sound.

Register with your ticket at Hotel de Goudfazant, Aambeeldstraat 10, to get your wristband.

The first one is on us (thanks to Heineken)

ADCN Members: €5 (excl. VAT & fee)
Talent (younger than 30 years): €5 (excl. VAT & fee)
Others: €10 (excl. VAT & fee)

ADCN | Club for Creativity
Gijs Stork | Curator

New Amsterdam Film Company
Hans Boodt
Atelier van Mellius
Hotel de Goudfazant
FC Hyena
Hangar Amsterdam