Lecture series: Art vs design: points of extremum
30.05 - 31.05.2019
North-West branch of the State Museum and Exhibition Center "ROSIZO" as part of the business program of St. Petersburg Design Week 2019 presents:
Date: May 30-31, 2019
May 30, 2019
May 30, 2019
About Bengü Gün:
Bengü Gün (Mersin, 1982) after receiving her B.A. degree in Business Administration from Boğaziçi University, Istanbul (2005), she pursued M.A. in Anatolian Civilizations and Cultural Heritage Management at Koç University, Istanbul (2007) with a thesis on “Collection Management Policy for a Musical Instruments Museum”. In 2007, she worked as a consultant in ‘Dubai Culture Foundation Project’. The project was mainly on improving the culture industry and enriching the cultural environment in Dubai, which was one of the fundamental objectives of the “Dubai Strategic Plan” for 2015. She worked as a management consultant in diverse industries in Abu Dhabi, Azerbaijan, İstanbul, Kuwait and South Africa. In 2011, she started to work at Istanbul Museum of Modern Art as the Membership Manager bringing together her experience on loyalty programs and museum studies. Since it was founded in 2012, she is working as the director of Mixer Art Gallery, which is one of the most dynamic contemporary art platforms in Istanbul especially for young and emerging artists and for collectors who are seeking to discover fresh artists. Mixer is searching for the most exciting new talents with groundbreaking approach trying to make it accessible to a wider audience with an innovative exhibition and events calendar.
instagram: @Bengu Gun
May 30, 2019
May 31, 2019
In the program: Design Week Expo exhibition - the brightest innovations of the interior market in 2019; open business program with the participation of star speakers: Pascal Gravo - French architect and decorator, experts of the famous Dutch Design Academy Eindhoven, Giovanni Ottonello - art director of the European Institute of Design (IED), Dutch lighting designer Dennis Perrin, Ilona Rista - famous Finnish architect and artist on wood, as well as the president of the leading Italian brand Oikos - Claudio Balestri and other reputable international experts; active discussions, lectures and round tables with outstanding representatives of Russian design: Dima Loginov, Andrey Lublinsky, Mitya Kharshak, Pokras Lampas, Elena Teplitskaya, fashion shows from the fashion house Asi Kogel and designer Olga Chernoshchekova.