Cumulus Monterrey 2024 – design across borders: united in creativity

Start date: 15 October 2024
End date: 18 October 2024
Time: 9:00 am
Location: In-person at Tecnológico de Monterrey & Universidad de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
Third-party event

Furthermore, art and design in Monterrey go beyond aesthetics; they are deeply intertwined with its identity and aspirations, serving as powerful tools for innovation, communication, and social development. In this context, the importance of art in Monterrey cannot be overstated. Art and design serve as catalysts for creativity, dialogue, and cultural exchange. They add vitality to the urban landscape, stimulate critical thinking, and foster a sense of belonging among its inhabitants. Ultimately, art and design in Monterrey are not just expressions of creativity; they are drivers of progress and social change. They embody the dynamic spirit of the city, its commitment to excellence, and shape a better world for future generations.

This conference aims to be a celebration of the transformative power inherent in design—a force that transcends geographic and cultural boundaries. In an era characterized by unprecedented connectivity, the theme of the conference embodies the spirit of unity, collaboration, and creativity.

By fostering collaboration and embracing diversity, the conference seeks to illuminate the ways in which design serves as a powerful catalyst for positive change, propelling us towards a future where creativity becomes a universal language that knows no borders.

This is an invitation to dive into the depths of design thinking, to embrace its capacity to bring people together, and to witness the profound impact it can have on shaping a more harmonious and interconnected world. As we embark on this collective journey, we recognize that creativity knows no bounds, and through design, we can forge connections that transcend the limitations of space and time. Together, we celebrate the immense potential of design as a force that unites us in a shared pursuit of innovation, expression, and positive transformation.

Some of the questions that we are looking for answers are: In what ways does design transcend geographic and cultural boundaries to generate a positive impact?, How can design be used as a catalyst for positive social change in a globalized world?, Can design become a universal language that overcomes language barriers? If so, how can this be achieved?, How can inclusion and cultural diversity be ensured in international design projects?, What challenges exist for communicating design to audiences from different cultures?, How can design be used to promote empathy and intercultural understanding?, What role will design play in building a more harmonious and interconnected world?