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 June 26, 2024 starting at 6 pm
Am Zollhafen 5, 41460 Neuss



sound & space & time

We are pleased to announce the second edition of the ‘Design & Technology’ Salon, which will take place on Wednesday, 26 June 2024, at 18:00 in our rooms at Zollhafen 5, Neuss. This evening event, organized by the D'art Design Gruppe in cooperation with the Förderverein des Fachbereichs Design der Hochschule Düsseldorf (HSD), is themed around the fascinating topic: Gen AI in sound & space & time


The evening is all about creative exchange on the diverse influences of generative AI systems (GenAI) on the field of design. Inspiring impulse presentations from current design practice will be presented, vividly demonstrating what is creatively feasible with the new technologies.


Speaker PROGRAM:


18:00 – Doors open & Registration

19:00 Welcome and introduction

– Vorstand Förderverein

– Hon. Prof. Ulrich Wegenast / Dean of the Department of Design HSD PBSA

– Guido Mamczur / Managing Director D'art Design Gruppe


19:15 AI in motion 
Wolfram Zwanziger / Creative Director, Management

Overview & status quo: AI tools as professional applications in the field of motion design & animation


19:45 AI in communication design 
Felix Dölker / Designer & lecturer at the universities of Bochum / Darmstadt;

Application examples, potential uses and perspectives of open source AI in design and design processes


20:15 AI movie lounge 
Otto Stockmeier / Managing Partner

World building and new narrative levels through the integration of AI in film projects


20:45 How can technology dock onto culture?
Fender Schrade / Musician, Performer, Engineer

„392“ – An instrument as a hub for resistant encounters and sonic biographies

21:15 Q+A /  Moderation & reflection on the presentations

Conclusion: Drinks, talk, dance


Admission is free. If interested, simply send a short registration by e-mail to: and we will add it to the guest list.


In the afternoon, we also offer workshops on topics such as “Unreal Engine” / “Stable Diffusion”, which are primarily designed for HSD / PBSA students. These workshops offer the opportunity to gain practical experience with these exciting technologies and to work intensively with them in terms of design.


Extra workshops:

13:30 - 15:00 Introduction to 3D capture with Luma AI 
Workshop with Otto Stockmeyer


13:30 - 15:00 AI Font Generation 
Workshop with Felix Dölker


15:30 - 17:00 Move one & Unreal Engine 
Workshop with Wolfram Zwanziger


15:30 - 17:00 „392“ – Sound technology & encounters
Workshop talk with Fender Schrade


The workshops are open to students of the Department of Design. There is a small contingent for members of the Förderverein and external students. Registration via

We look forward to an exciting evening full of creative impulses!




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