Silver garlands sparkle in the sunlight. Streets are sizzling with inspiration. Squares are bursting with enthusiasm. The city is filled with thinkers, visionaries, students, designers, artists, architects, engineers and politicians. The air is charged with excitement as brand new ideas see the light of day.
What happens if a doctor collaborates with a fashion designer? Why do we need blockchain in urban planning? How can technology create a safe environment to talk about mental health? What can robots teach us about what it means to be human? Innovation and disruption start where different disciplines meet. Everybody gets more than they what they came for.
Pieter Goiris is appointed curator. Onkruid, known from Horst Arts & Music, is in charge of the production and coordination. Shaved Monkey is designer and audiovisual partner before, during and after the festival. Starting from the artwork by Uncompressed, and& festival gets a well defined character, a very own personality. Wieni and Lotte Martens contribute to the implementation.
Fantastic reviews and excited visitors agree: the festival is a triumph! The result of a fertile cooperation between Leuven MindGate and Shaved Monkey. Get ready for the 2020 edition!