NEW YORK · the PICTOPLASMA NYC CONFERENCE once more stages the world’s leading and largest celebration of contemporary character culture, with a dense, two day program of inspiring artist presentations, conference lectures, animation festival and performances!

the event’s unique mix of screenings, talks, presentations and parties has proven to be immensely inspiring, while the lively exchange between the various disciplines highlights the importance of contemporary characters in today’s global visual understanding.

meanwhile in its fourth US edition, PICTOPLASMA  returns to New York City with inspiring artist lecture, presentations, state of the art animation screenings and lively panel discussions at the Tishman Auditorium of renown Parsons The New School for Design.

taking place as the perfect prelude to New York’s Illustration Week, the conference invites designers, illustrators, filmmakers and producers, fine and urban artists and character connoisseurs to dive deep into the world of contemporary character-driven art and design.