Thirty creatives from eight countries will be awarded at the celebration and party on September 22 in New York
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | September 13, 2016
The Art Directors Club announces the 2016 winners of its newly reinvented international ADC Young Guns programme that honours creatives who are 30 years or younger in a range of fields.
ADC this year transformed the Young Guns programme, now in its 14th iteration, into a curated invitation competition where nominees are handpicked by an esteemed cultural influencer committee made up of 40 leading thinkers, makers and visionaries from 11 countries representing a range of creative fields.Â The awards will be presented at the ADC Young Guns 2016 celebration and party on September 22 at the ADC Gallery in New York, with special performances by ADC YG 2016 winners Nonotak and Ezra Miller, and music by Brooklyn-based DJ Christine Renee.
The 30 ADC Young Guns for 2016, representing eight countries, are:
This newest class of winners will be the first to receive a special redesigned ADC Young Guns Award Cube and headphones, created and engineered by New York-based premium audio company Master & Dynamic.
For the third consecutive year, international artists management agency and ADC Young Guns sponsor Levine/Leavitt will announce their Artist In Residence winners, selected from the YG 2016 class, at the September 22 event. The NY/LA-based agency will provide recipients with a year of representation, guidance and support from its agents and their advisory board of industry professionals.
âThis is a special year for ADC Young Guns, as weâve totally revamped the programme to be focused on curating international talent and building an invigorating club for the creative community,â said Philippe Meunier, ADC Board president and creative chief/co-founder, Sid Lee. âWeâre extremely proud of this latest class, and look forward to helping them and all Young Guns winners past and future by providing exclusive ongoing platforms and content that cultivates their talents and helps them make big, beautiful things in their careers.â
Art Directors Club is the first non-profit membership organisation to celebrate and award the global creative community, boasting one of the most concentrated groups of creative talent in the world since 1920. ADCâs mission is to connect creative professionals across gender, race and industry, and provide the educational resources they need to inspire successful careers built on world-changing ideas.