Things To Do: Never Permanent

Things To Do: Never Permanent

Never Permanent (a Semi Permanent Spinoff) is a new event coming to Melbourne on August 24th, 2023. The event is a full-day program of keynote talks and panel discussions exploring the intersection of creativity and technology.

The lineup of speakers includes some of the world's most exciting filmmakers, authors, artists, and musicians, including Roman Coppola, Ta-ku, Mindy Seu, Serwah Attafuah, Joshua To + Nicholas Kamuda, Angie Abdilla, Jesse Woolston, and Justin Ridler.

Behind the event is the team that hosts the acclaimed design festival Semi Permanent, known for its high-quality talks, workshops, and exhibitions. For over 20 years Semi Permanent has been bringing together the creative industries from across the world, hosting events in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Los Angeles, New York, and London. The festival is a great place to learn from the world's best creative minds and to network with other creative professionals.

Never Permanent promises to be a timely and thought-provoking exploration of the ways in which technology is changing the creative landscape. Key themes that will be explored at Never Permanent:

  • The impact of technology on the creative process
  • The ethics of using technology in art and design
  • The future of creativity in a digital world

Whether you're a designer, artist, musician, or simply someone interested in the future of creativity, Never Permanent is an event you won't want to miss. Register today and be a part of the conversation about the future of creativity and technology.

Never Permanent:

Where: Royal Exhibition Building, 9 Nicholson Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
When: Thursday 24 August 2023, 8am - 5pm
Tickets: From $149 (+ booking fee) available at