Direktorenhaus, Berlin, Germany
Direktorenhaus, a vibrant platform for designers, artists and collectors in Berlin, celebrates contemporary illustration and graphic art with an exhibition that includes paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations, animations and edition works. The festival not only reveals the complexity of the genre but also anticipates trend-setting movements and styles in contemporary visual culture. Work from over 200 illustrators is being showcased, among them ‘illustration stars’ as well as young, upcoming artists and unique design collectives. As guest country, Poland presents its latest illustration art with an exhibition entitled ‘Where I come from’, referring to visual influences and their traces in contemporary graphic art. The opening on the 30th of August starts at 7pm and promises to be a lavish celebration.