Programme seminar 21/5


Programme seminar 21/5

Hereby we cordially invite you to join our Strawberry Earth Academy seminar 'Designing the Future' on Thursday evening 21 May. We'll be serving organic food for thought while discussing the future of fashion and design. Ikenna Azuike (co-founder Strawberry Earth and presenter of What's up Africa at BBC/RNW) will host the evening.

Strawberry Earth Academy seminar 'Designing the Future'

When: Thursday, 21 May 2015, 19:30 - 23:00 + drinks

Where: Tolhuistuin (Popzaal), IJpromenade 2, Amsterdam (click here for directions)

Tickets: Entrance is free. Please make sure to sign up via (limited amount of seats available!)

Please note: all talks will be in English


Keynote William Myers

Writer, curator and teacher. His first book (BioDesign, 2012) was published by The Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMa) and Thames & Hudson in London. His next book is about contemporary art and science and will be published this year. At the Strawberry Earth Academy seminar, Myers talks about BioDesign. He showcases recent design and art projects that use living organisms as materials. After his lecture, there's plenty of room for questions.

Keynote José Teunissen

This professor in Fashion Theory and researcher at ArtEZ is ready to climb our stage. She is one of our country's most important persons in fashion theory and works as an independent fashion curator. As a board member of The New Institute and the Dutch Creative Council, she knows exactly where the fashion industry should be heading to. At the Strawberry Earth Academy seminar, José presents: the future of fashion.

Talks with Strawberry Earth Academy fellows

What have the nineteen fashion and design fellows of the Strawberry Earth Academy been working on for the past few months? Each team will give an answer to this question and a brief introduction to their quest. Final results of the Strawberry Earth Academy will be presented at the Strawberry Earth Fair on October 10 and 11, but we'll give you a heads up during our seminar!

Get seated

There are still some seats available. Entrance is free, but please make sure to send us a message via We'll get you a seat and a friendly looking neighbour.

Partners Strawberry Earth Academy

Partners of the Strawberry Earth Academy are the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, DOEN Foundation, ASN Bank, CREM, IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature), Wageningen UR and the NIOO (Netherlands Institute of Ecology).