OFFSET2010 – 1 week to go!

It’s just 1 week to go until OFFSET2010 and things are really hotting up. If spending a weekend in Dublin with illustrators Gary Baseman, Nate Williams, Tomer Hanuka, Emily Forgot, Martin Haake and Alan Clarke isn’t enough on its own what about some of this?…

Getting noticed and staying busy! a panel discussion on the art of self promotion, getting hired and working as an illustrator. Featuring illustrationmundo’s Nate Williams, The Little Chimp himself Darren Di Lieto and Scamp’s Stephen Synnott.

Gary Baseman in conversation with Steve Simpson. Celebrated illustrator and artist Gary Baseman will conduct an in-depth and probably outrageous interview with our very own award-winning illustrator Steve Simpson. A nice warm up to Gary’s closing day presentation on Sunday.
Getting your childrens book from idea to publication with award winning children’s book illustrators Niamh Sharkey and Chris Haughton.
A rare live interview with DJ Shadow
The Printed Street A street art group discussion with Wooster Collective, King Adz, A Visual Feast & more.
A main stage presentation from recent Venice Film Festival Animation award winner David O’Reilly
Q&A session and main stage presentation from George Lois, the original maverick Ad Man.
A panel discussion on the role of design in music in the age of downloads with Shaughn McGrath, Malcolm Garrett, Adrian Shaughnessy and Matthew & Emelie who between them all they have worked on design, in various guises, for bands from Duran Duran, Buzzcocks and Primal Scream to Spice Girls, Jape and, of course, U2.

Whether you are into illustration, graphic design, photography, animation, fashion, and so much more we have got you covered. Check out for more details on early bird, group, student and unwaged tickets.


OFFSET2013 is week long creative festival culminating in a 3 day conference taking place in Dublin’s Bord Gáis Energy Theater from Friday 5th-Sunday 7th April. Bringing together the world’s leading creatives we are producing an event that will both showcase the best work being done today as well as engaging with the creative community at large for a week of celebration, debate and inspiration.

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