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Genius on Display: KASA Collective

July 14, 2023

Poster House is pleased to welcome Robert de Saint Phalle and John Kudos of KASA Collective for a Genius on Display artists’ talk. Kasa Collective is a synergy of two award-winning agencies (KUDOS and Conduit) with distinctive expertise in 2D, 3D, and 4D design, jointly producing high-impact experiences for cultural, corporate, and public spaces.

Robert de Saint Phalle (Creative Director/Principal of Conduit) is an interdisciplinary designer, educator, and maker who creates groundbreaking products and experiences for a wide range of clients like Harley-Davidson, Lady Gaga, Dia, Harvard University, and many others. His collaborative practice weaves together design, engineering, architecture, and emerging technologies to deliver innovative solutions to complex challenges. Robert’s work has been recognized by TIME Magazine, AIA New York, Good Design, GDUSA, IDSA, and Fast Company to name a few. He has 20+ years of design and management experience, including several years at Pentagram prior to establishing Conduit in 2008, and KASA Collective in 2018.

John Kudos (Creative Director/Principal of KUDOS Design Collaboratory) is an Indonesian-born interdisciplinary designer, educator, and DEI advocate leading projects that involve branding, editorial, websites, motion, environments, and interactive experiences. His practice focuses on collaboration and experimentation informed by diverse cultural backgrounds and technological resources. Past clients include Blockchain Creative Labs, Center for NYC Neighborhoods, Cornell University, Four Freedoms Park Conservancy, Guggenheim, TheMet, MoMA, Poster House, Smithsonian, Snap Co, Stand with Asian Americans, and Tribeca Film Festival to name a few. His work has been recognized by the Young Guns, AIGA, ADC, D&AD, GDUSA, HOW, PRINT,  SPD, TDC, and The Webby. He has 22+ years of design and management experience including 7 years in Pentagram prior to cofounding KUDOS in 2008 and KASA Collective in 2018.

This program is presented in person at Poster House. Automatic closed captioning will be provided. ASL (American Sign Language) interpretation or a CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) is available upon request with two weeks notice—please email access@posterhouse.org to request interpretation services. Visual descriptions will be provided.
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