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Digifest Kickoff + Meet the Media Guru Presentation

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University of Toronto, Innis College

2 Sussex Ave.

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Toronto, Ontario M5S 1J5

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Digifest and Meet the Media Guru are proud to present this year's guest speaker: Giorgia Lupi

Giorgia Lupi sees beauty in data.

With her practice, she challenges the impersonality that data communicate, designing engaging visual narratives that re-connect numbers to what they stand for: stories, people, ideas.

Giorgia Lupi is an award-winning information designer and a cofounder of Accurat, a data-driven design firm with offices in Milan and New York, where she is the design director. She has a PhD in design from Politecnico di Milano, and is coauthor of the aspirational, hand-drawn data-visualization book Dear Data (Princeton Architectural Press/Penguin Random House).

Her work is included in MoMA’s collection, and the Museum recently commissioned an original, site- specific piece for the exhibition Items: Is Fashion Modern? Lupi also gave a TED TALK on her humanistic approach to data.


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6:30 pm Registration and light refreshments

7:00 pm Introduction and Presentation/Q&A with Giorgia Lupi

8:00 pm Networking

8:30 pm Event Wrap up


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