2021 Tsinghua International Conference on Art & Design Education


The 2021 Tsinghua International Conference on Art & Design Education (ICADE 2021)

 builds an international academic exchange platform as well as a bridge of multicultural  

communication. 


Running on the theme"ASK: Our Diverse World", 

the conference features more than 50 top art and design institutes, across 5 sections:


> Presidential Forum

> Academic Symposia

> Graduation Exhibition

> Workshops

> Student Forum


These directly and comprehensively display new trends in art and  

design education, seeking the epochal value of art and design  

between difference and consensus.



OPENING CEREMONY OF 2021 TSINGHUA INTERNATIONAL  
CONFERENCE ON ART & DESIGN EDUCATION  
AND INTERNATIONAL FORUM  
OF ART & DESIGN INSTITUTE PRESIDENTS


Time: October,29th,2021

Venue: Block B, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University


As an important part of 2021 Tsinghua International Conference on Art & Design Education,  
the Opening Ceremony of the Conference as well as the launching of International Forum of  
Art & Design Institute Presidents will be hold on October the 29th, which invites presidents  
from world renowned art and design institutes. The presidents will share professional insights  
on how to break through the limitations of physical space and reflect on the art and design  
education issues of our common concern. This forum will serve as a vibrant space, reflecting  
the status of global art and design education, as well as a platform for meaningful cross-border  
and interdisciplinary exchange between institutions from different backgrounds.


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INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC SYMPOSIA  

OF ART & DESIGN EDUCATION


Time: October 30 th ,2021

Venue: Floor 4, Block A, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University


How should art and design education cope with the rapidly changing new world? What roles  
will art and design education play in the overall sense of higher education, blending in the  
knowledge teaching and talents cultivating of other disciplines? Educators, designers and  
artists from renowned art and design universities all over the world will share their thoughts  
and ideas, seeking the value and possibility of art and design while facing the challenges of the  
times through differences and consensus.



INTERNATIONAL GRADUATION EXHIBITION
OF ART & DESIGN INSTITUTES


October 29 th – November 15 th ,2021

Visual Art Center, Academy of Arts & design, Tsinghua University


The annual graduation exhibition is the highlight moment that can best display the teaching  
achievements of an art and design institute. Each graduate's work bears witness to the growth  
process from student to mature artist/designer. However, due to the limitation of physical  
space, the graduation works exhibition of each institute is often independently scattered on  

their campuses all over the world.  


On the occasion of the 2021 Tsinghua International Art and Design Education Conference,  
Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University invites over 700 thesis works from more than  
50 top art and design institutes around the world to be displayed both online and offline.  
Through 10 units and more than 2000 works, the exhibition provides a platform which the  
students could communicate with each other from diverse professional perspectives and raise  

questions to the world!



INTERNATIONAL ART & DESIGN WORKSHOPS


Venue:Multi-Function Hall, Block A, Academy of Arts & Design,  
Tsinghua University
Project Creating:2021.10.16-2021.10.28

Work Displaying:2021.10.29-2021.11.15

 

“RE: ACTOR - International Art & Design Workshops” has gathered multiple  
international universities and experts from frontier disciplines of art and design,  
to form five trans-disciplinary and intercultural workshops. The 5 workshops  
themed on "Crisis Countdown", "Robot Carnival", "Communication at a Distance”,  
"Zero Gravity Fashion" and "Super Digital Scenes",aiming to amplify the voice of  
the youth, in order to echo with the theme of this conference.