About UNFINISHED

UNFINISHED Festival brings together creativity, technology, business leaders and entrepreneurs to inspire and motivate the public at large through a series of keynote addresses, interactive panels, hands-on workshops, masterclasses, and unconference style brainstorming sessions, as well as exhibitions, networking events and concerts. Each event belongs to one of the four pillars Inspire, Connect, Empower, Change, and will engage the attendees in an intellectual and artistic introspection of the ways in which creativity can be an agent of positive change in society.

WHERE

SALA DALLES
Bd. Nicolae Balcescu nr. 18
Sector 1, Bucuresti

WHEN

Thursday to Sunday
25-28 May 2017


A platform for inspiration and ideas exchange

The UNFINISHED Festival will connect creatives, entrepreneurs, business leaders, artists, media influencers, students, and professionals. Besides the interactive leadership and development sessions, the Festival aims to offer a platform to showcase and share ideas, thus encouraging collaborations that will inspire new projects in the local and regional creative industries.


A visually-rich experience spanning across mediums

Starting on May 11 and concluding the Festival, the World Press Photo exhibition will present the best photojournalism from around the world. In a separate but tangential conversation, the Festival will showcase artists and projects that comment on society, history and the current geopolitical context, hoping to encourage the audience to question their place in the world, as well as their role in their communities they belong to.


Counting down to UNFINISHED

Festival Program

  • Day 1: INSPIRE

    25 May

  • 18:00 - 18:10
    Where
    Dalles Mainstage

  • 18:10 - 18:40
    From stories to lessons - the opening session will set the tone for the following 4 days by introducing the invisible line that links us all - love and the complicated beauty of always "unfinished" human interactions.
    Where
    Dalles Mainstage

  • 19:00 - 20:00
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • Day 2: EMPOWER

    26 May

  • 09:30 - 10:30
    If design is a dance between art and strategy, then innovation demands new styles and steps.
    Where
    Dalles Mainstage

  • 10:30 - 12:30
    An interactive session that will provide an engaging hands-on experience complemented by practical methods to showcase the first steps in the innovation process.
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • 11:00 - 12:15
    How does contemporary art contribute to our understanding and experience of the world? Moderated by Ramona Todoca
    Where
    Dalles Art Space

  • 12:30 - 14:30
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • 14:45 - 15:15
    Explore the power of images to shift perceptions in regards to world events
    Where
    Dalles Stairs

  • 15:30 - 15:30
    Understanding the art of photography is just as much a personal journey within ourselves as it is a professional craft.
    Where
    Dalles Art Space

  • 17:30
    Where
    Salles Art Space

  • 20:30
    Opening: DJ UFe
    Where
    Salles Stairs

  • Day 3: CONNECT

    27 May

  • 09:30 - 10:00
    Keynote Address 1:1 Conversations
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • 10:00 - 11:00
    Create Empower Change
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • 11:00 - 13:00
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • 11:00 - 13:00

  • 11:00 - 13:00
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • 11:00 - 12:30
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • 15:00 - 15:45
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • 16:00 - 17:00
    1. The World Press Photo Contest — Micha Bruinvels 2. The Magazine — Enrico Bossan 3. The Urban Project — Alice Cabaret
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • 17:00 - 17:15
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • 17:20 - 18:00
    Tracing the impact of government-led actions
    Where
    Dalles Mainstage

  • Day 4: CHANGE

    28 May

  • 11:00 - 12:30
    Stories of success and failure from young international and local entrepreneurs. Moderated by Beatrice Cord
    Where
    Dalles

  • 12:30 - 15:30
    Brainstorming Teamwork New Initiatives Presentations
    Where
    SALA DALLES

  • 16:00 - 17:00
    Where
    SALA DALLES

Our Speakers & Artists

Thought and creative leaders from over 10 countries
Virgil Abloh

Virgil Abloh

Architect, Designer, Off-White™ Founder + Kanye West's Creative Director
Alexandria Algard

Alexandria Algard

Architect, Founder of Alexandria Algard architects + President of Norway’s National Association of Architects
Josh Begley

Josh Begley

Data Artist & App Developer
Pavel Brăila

Pavel Brăila

Artist
Alexandru Berceanu

Alexandru Berceanu

Deputy Director, CINETic

Enrico Bossan

Enrico Bossan

Creative Director, Fabrica
Mihai Botarel

Mihai Botarel

Co-Founder + Creative Director, RXM Creative
[music by] Electric Brother

[music by] Electric Brother

Micha Bruinvels

Micha Bruinvels

Director of Contests at World Press Photo
Alice Cabaret

Alice Cabaret

Founder, The Street Society

Emilian Cartis

Emilian Cartis

Founder, Romanian Design Council
Ian Daly

Ian Daly

Chief Strategy Officer, Tribeca Enterprises + Contributing Editor, WIRED U.K.
Ioana Filip

Ioana Filip

Executive Creative Director, MRM//McCann
Justin Durazzo

Justin Durazzo

Associate Director of Interactive, Droga5, New York
[VR experiences by] Felix & Paul

[VR experiences by] Felix & Paul

Co-Founders & Creative Directors

Rob Fitzpatrick

Rob Fitzpatrick

YCombinator Alumnus + Author of The Mom Test
Radu Georgescu

Radu Georgescu

Founding Partner, GECAD
[music by] GOLAN

[music by] GOLAN

Marius Hodea

Marius Hodea

VR Artist + CINETic Research Assistant
Capucine Gros

Capucine Gros

Artist

Jason Grullon

Jason Grullon

Co-Founder, VIRTUROCKS + DelCayo
Cosmin Haiaș

Cosmin Haiaș

Artist
[art by] Alfredo Jaar

[art by] Alfredo Jaar

Artist, architect, and filmmaker
Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones

Modern Love Editor, The New York Times
Andrei Lăscuţ

Andrei Lăscuţ

Founder, The Temple

Laura Nedelschi

Laura Nedelschi

Creative Director, Kubis Interactive
Bogdan Nicolai

Bogdan Nicolai

TV Presenter, Alist
Liviu Popescu

Liviu Popescu

Co-Founder, Fratelli
Mihai Popescu

Mihai Popescu

Designer + Co-Founder, Fratelli
Adrian Oianu

Adrian Oianu

Designer & Founder, Adrian Oianu

[work by] Jan Rothuizen

[work by] Jan Rothuizen

Artist
Onika Simon

Onika Simon

Innovation Director, Spokehub
Alvy Ray Smith

Alvy Ray Smith

Co-Founder, PIXAR
Oana Stănescu

Oana Stănescu

Architect & Founding Partner, Family
Max Stossel

Max Stossel

Poet + Filmmaker + Advocate at Time Well Spent

Lucy Styles

Lucy Styles

Senior Architect, SANAA
Guillaume Vaslin-Reimann

Guillaume Vaslin-Reimann

Co-Founder, VIRTUROCKS + DelCayo
[art by] Oana P. Vainer

[art by] Oana P. Vainer

Artist
Venturi & Vasiljević

Venturi & Vasiljević

Artists Duo
Luca Zamoc

Luca Zamoc

Artist

Location

SALA DALLES
Bd. Nicolae Balcescu nr. 18
Sector 1, Bucuresti





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