The 2021 Tsinghua International Conference on Art & Design Education (ICADE 2021)
builds an international academic exchange platform as well as a bridge of multicultural
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
> 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
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
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,
“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.