Ivan Cash explores the use of full disclosure as creative provocation.

Artist, filmmaker and creative director, Ivan Cash, shares how transparency can be used to engage people in authentic ways.

About the speaker

Ivan Cash is an award-winning creative director + director who believes in the power of human connection. His conceptually-based, genre-bending media projects spark meaningful conversation and impact culture, having been featured in The New York Times, CNN, TIME, The Guardian, Fast Company, Buzzfeed, and received multiple Vimeo Staff Picks and Webby Honorees.

Ivan’s critically acclaimed ‘Last Photo’ film series has taken him around the world, being recognized by MSNBC, Forbes, Buzzfeed, and inspired global off-shoots. He is founder of the international community art project, ‘Snail Mail My Email,’ and author of the accompanying book, where volunteers translate strangers’ emails into handwritten letters.

He has been recognized as an Art Directors Club Young Gun, a Print New Visual Artist, and was selected as a 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 creative. He has worked with global agencies including Wieden+Kennedy, 72andSunny, and Venables Bell & Partners, and collaborated with multinational brands including Airbnb, Facebook, MTV, L’Oreal, and Toyota.

His work has exhibited internationally, from the Brooklyn Museum to the Australian Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, and is included in the permanent collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

He believes talking to strangers can change the world, but nothing would make him happier than if you closed your eyes for 20 seconds and just listened to your breath.

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