GSC10| Destinat10n | Press Release

Graphic Stories Vol10 | Destinat10n
International ConFest on Visual Communication
08-10 March 2024, Nicosia
In person & Online Streaming
www.graphicstories.org

Anniversary Edition: 10 Years of Graphic Stories | 10 Years of Innovation in Modern Communication
An Amazing Fusion of Applied Arts and Technological Explosion!

The 10th International ConFest Graphic Stories invites you on an exciting journey into the world of visual communication. With a rich and innovative program, this significant event reflects the diversity and high quality of artistic and educational activities.

Excitement builds as we announce the participation of eleven exceptional creative contributors in the upcoming 10th International ConFest Graphic Stories. Among the distinguished names are Savvas Chatzichristofis, Stefanos Karagkos, Mane Tatulyan, Agnieszka Ziemiszewska, Christos Nikas, Andreas Appios, Mike Hajimichael, Spiros Drakatos, Vaggelis Gettos, Pericles Cheng, and Panayiota Michael. Their diverse talents and innovative perspectives promise to enrich this milestone edition, offering attendees a unique and inspiring experience in the world of visual communication.

Program 2024


Lectures

Friday 8 March

Start time: 13:30
[attendance in person & online through live streaming]

9 Lectures: Renowned professionals will deliver nine lectures exploring current topics that concern us all, such as the potential of artificial intelligence in artistic creation, the impact of mechanization on design, video games, powerful social media presence, and more.

Documentary: Screening of a documentary on visual communication. The Graphic Stories documentary highlights its impact and significance in the world of visual communication, both in Cyprus and internationally. Through unique stories of key figures who have left their mark on the conference and the revealing power of the arts, the documentary unveils Graphic Stories’ commitment to promoting creativity, innovation, and pushing boundaries in the exciting world of design and technology.


Creative Workshops

Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 March
[attendance in person & online through live streaming]

5 Creative Workshops: Scenario creation for video games by Spiros Drakatos, a specialized workshop on the use of artificial intelligence by Stefanos Karagos, a human library workshop by Vaggelis Gettos, and workshops for children: an experience in virtual and augmented reality [AR/VR] by Pericles Cheng, and illustration themed “Destinat10n” by Panayiota Michael.

Other activities
International Poster Exhibitions: A retrospective poster exhibition showcasing the best posters from all thematic exhibitions of Graphic Stories to date, and a commemorative poster exhibition with the theme “Destinat10n” featuring selected guest designers.
Interactive Installations: Creation of interactive installations themed “Destinat10n” and celebration of Graphic Stories’ 10th anniversary.
Live Performance: Experience an exceptional live performance by the contemporary dance team of the London School of Ballet.
Music Session: A musical experience with reggae beats by the unique DJ HajiMike

The Overall Framework: The Graphic Stories ConFest will take place from March 8 to 10, 2024, with lectures, specialized workshops, and parallel activities. Exhibitions and interactive installations will last for a month. The events will be held at the Cultural Foundation of the Bank of Cyprus, the ground floor of the “Politis” newspaper, and STEM Education Cyprus, all located in Nicosia.

Combining innovation, new technologies, knowledge, and creativity, the 10th ConFest Graphic Stories promises an unforgettable experience that transcends the boundaries of visual communication.

Participate in a journey that will showcase the world of creativity and technology.

For more information: www.graphicstories.org
Tickets: graphicstoriescyprus.com/tickets