Atelier for Solidarity keynote: Benjamin Von Wong

18 June 20 - Online

Benjamin Von Wong, Visual Engineer, Solution Consultant and Installation Artist for Change (Canada) gives a keynote on "Surviving Virality" for The Festival Academy's Atelier for Solidarity. Benjamin Von Wong's work lies at the intersection of fantasy and photography and combines everyday objects with shocking statistics. It has attracted the attention of corporations, like Starbucks, Dell, and Nike and has generated over 100 million views for causes like ocean plastics, electronic waste, and fashion pollution.