The Festival Blanc offers three days of lectures, exhibition classes and activities based around professional design and creativity.
The Campus Blanc is an opportunity to discover emerging talent and is aimed at design students and professionals alike. Admission is free and the event includes participation from various art and design schools, including: ESdesign, Idep Barcelona, ESDAP Catalunya – Campus Serra i Abella, EINA – Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art, Escola Superior de Disseny ESDi, BAU – Centre Universitari de Disseny, ESDAP Catalunya – Campus LLOTJA, EASD – Escola d’Art i Superior de Disseny de València, IED Barcelona, Seeway, ESDAP Catalunya – Campus Pau Gargallo, Illa Escola d’Art i Disseny, ICCIC, Elisava and Mr. Marcel School.
Lectures are another important part of the festival. This year’s speakers are Alex Trochut, Bruce Mau, Bisi Williams, Patrick Thomas, Noe Blanco, Naranjo-Exteberrria, Onionlab, Mario Eskenazi, Esiete, Ana Mirats Studio, Jordi Duró and Javier Royo.
This year’s masterclasses will be given by the multiple award-winning art director and visual thinker Alexandra Zsigmond, and Mucho más que ver, made up of the graphic designers Marc Català and Tilman Solé and the cognitive science researcher Pancho Tolchinsky.
The festival also includes activities in the Amics del Blanc and Varietés sections, the presentation of the CREMA award and the Blanc Nit Bestial party.