March 12-13, 2016
MEXIC-ARTE MUSEUM | 419 CONGRESS AVE., AUSTIN, TX
Welcome to the Refinery29 School Of Self Expression, an interactive environment celebrating the ways in which a new generation of women share their identities with the world through creativity, style, and technology. In keeping with Refinery29's mission of celebrating individuality, the school will give guests the tools to make their mark and bring their own unique stories to life.
Try out the latest technology fueling expression today, open locker doors to discover new worlds of content, step inside the Neiman Marcus Dream Closet, and award yourself at our trophy case.
Don't keep your hands — or your ideas — to yourself! Make your own stop-motion gif, take augmented reality selfies, complete a life-size coloring book, and leave your mark in the yearbook.
When the student is ready, the teacher appears. Join the masters in thought-provoking, interactive classroom sessions and blow your own mind.
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ENTRY IS BASED ON CAPACITY.
Get schooled by some of today's most creative movers, shakers, and makers in technology, art and fashion. Sign up for workshop sessions and 29 Questions panels moderated by Piera Gelardi, Executive Creative Director and founding partner of Refinery29. Please note, you're free to roam the rest of the school, but general admission and SXSW badges do not automatically grant Classroom access. You must sign up for each individual session per the schedules below.
Saturday, March 12th 2016
WORKSHOP: POETIC EXPRESSION, INK AND HONESTY WITH CLEO WADE
WORKSHOP: THE FUTURE OF WEARABLE TECH IS NOW IN YOUR HANDS WITH BECCA MCCHAREN OF CHROMAT
P.E. CLASS: GET A 360-DEGREE WORKOUT WITH THE NW METHOD
THROUGHOUT THE DAY
NEW TECH SHOW & TELL: HERE ACTIVE LISTENING, CONTROL THE WAY YOU HEAR
The Here Active Listening System is the first ever in-ear system that allows you to completely take control of the way you hear the world. Two wireless buds and an app give users the ability to adjust and enhance the volume and EQ (equalization) of the sounds around them with functions including Bass Boost, Echo, and Reverb, to experience music like never before. Transport your ears to Carnegie Hall, a small studio, or stadium at the click of a button.
Sunday, March 13th 2016
WORKSHOP: POWERING A WORLD IN MOTION WITH JESSICA O. MATTHEWS OF UNCHARTED PLAY
29 QUESTIONS WITH CHUCK GRANT — FEMINISM & THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF TODAY
WORKSHOP: THE ART OF SONGWRITING, IT'S ALL ABOUT IMPROV WITH WYNTER GORDON
29 QUESTIONS WITH BUNNY MEYER– THE BEAUTY IN HUMOR
THROUGHOUT THE DAY
NEW TECH SHOW & TELL: DEVIALET'S PHANTOM SPEAKER, EXPERIENCE MUSIC EMOTIONALLY
Phantom by Devialet is a revolutionary speaker that emits ultra dense sound, transforming music into an even more powerful physical and emotional experience. Hear songs you've heard a thousand times anew, in all their amplitude — from sub bass at 16hz to ultra-sharp sound at 25kHz with no background noise, saturation, or distortion — all up to 3000 watts and 105 decibels of power.
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