Public Programs And Events

Pictoplasma Conference NYC 2017

Pictoplasma Conference NYC 2017

The Auditorium, Room A106, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
General Public 

The Pictoplasma Conference presents 8+ hand-picked key lectures by the world’s most influential artists and upcoming talents, cutting-edge graphic, toy and game designers, and leading animation filmmakers. It is the meeting point for 500+ international attendees, offering the chance to learn from, be inspired by, and rub shoulders with some of today’s most innovative and avant-garde visual creators.

The Conference’s film section brings animated newborns to the big screen, whisking the audience around the world in three freshly curated programmes brimming with psychedelic eye candy and storytelling genius.

Confirmed speakers include: 

Cécile Dormeau, Mauro Gatti, Scott Benson, Amandine Urruty, James Curran, Sean Charmatz, and Edel Rodriguez.

Read more about the speakers here.

Organized in collaboration with Parsons' School of Art, Media and Technology (AMT).

FREE tickets are available to THE NEW SCHOOL staff, students and Faculty with Reservation here, while supplies last. Space and seating is limited. Register here. 



Additional Details

For the non-New School public, online registration for is now available with a special EARLY BIRD OFFER, LIMITED TO THE 100 FIRST ATTENDEES completing the online registration process. Act fast to secure your full day of conference lectures, art presentations, and animation screenings for only $180. 

As soon as the limit of 100 Early Bird tickets has been reached, the regular ticket price snaps to $260. And there’s no predicting how fast that will happen.

Groups of 10+ can email for a special offer. 

FREE tickets are available to THE NEW SCHOOL staff, students and Faculty with Reservation here, while supplies last. Space and seating is limited. Register here. 


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Undergraduate

To apply to any of our Bachelor's programs (Except the Bachelor's Program for Adult Transfer Students) complete and submit the Common App online.

Graduates and Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctural, Professional Studies Diploma, Graduates Certificate, or Associate's programs, or to apply to the Bachelor's Program for Adult and Transfer Students, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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