DESIGN/CULTURE: POSTERS FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY

16 September 2007
La Habana (Cuba) - The international exhibition "Posters for Cultural Diversity" promises to be one of the highlights of Design/Culture: Icograda World Design Congress 2007 next month.
La Habana (Cuba) - The international exhibition "Posters for Cultural Diversity" promises to be one of the highlights of Design/Culture: Icograda World Design Congress 2007 next month.

Alain Le Quernec (France), Andew Lewis (Canada), Felipe Taborda (Brasil), Ronald Shakespear (Argentina) and Uwe Loesch (Germany) are included in the more than one hundred designers from 31 countries who have contributed to the exhibition, which is supported by UNESCO's Office for Latin America and the Caribbean. It has been curated by Hector Villaverde, president of Prografica, Icograda's Member association in Cuba.

"Posters for Cultural Diversity" will be on display at La Habana's National Museum of Fine Arts during the Congress. Its opening will take place on the evening of 20 October as part of the Congress's official opening celebrations.

The Icograda World Design Congress will takes place from 20-26 October. The lineup includes keynotes by Jose Bruzzone (Chile), Paola Antonelli (Italy/USA) and Omar Gonzalez (Cuba). Thought leaders such as Wally Olins (United Kindom), Paula Scher (United States), Ahn Sang Soo (Korea) are included in the more than 40 speakers from over 20 countries who will present.

Plan to join us as the international design community gathers in Cuba for a week long celebration of communication design and exceptional hospitality.

Register today: www.icogradahabana.cult.cu



For further information please contact:

Icograda World Design Congress Secretariat
455 Saint Antoine Ouest, SS10
Montreal, Quebec
H2Z 1J1 Canada
T: +1 514 448 4949 x 221
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Organising Partners
The Congress is being planned in collaboration with Prografica, Icograda's Cuban member association, and their sponsor, El Consejo Nacional de las Artes Plasticas (CNAP).

Official Media Partners
AppliedArts (Canada), Colors (Italy), Creative Source (Canada), d[x]i (Spain), egodesign.ca (Canada), etapes (France), form (Germany), Fused Magazine (United Kingdom), Graphic Exchange (Canada), Grafika (Canada), IdN (Hong Kong), Lino (Australia), Mexico Graphico (Mexico), Neshan (Iran), Package and Design (China), netdiver (Canada), Taxi Design Network (Singapore).

About Icograda
The International Council of Graphic Design Associations (Icograda) is the world body for professional communication design. Founded in 1963, it is a voluntary assembly of associations concerned with graphic design, visual communication, design management, design promotion and design education. Icograda promotes communication designers' vital role in society and commerce and unifies the voices of graphic designers and visual communicators worldwide. The vision, mission and core values of the council are collectively embodied in the statement 'leading creatively' and manifested through our members' diverse activities to use design as a medium for progressive change. www.icograda.org