Droog Design: Crossing Boundaries Lecture & Gallery Exhibition

As part of the Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series, VCUQatar presents a lecture by renowned Dutch curator and author Renny Ramakers, and exhibition opening by Droog Design.

  • 'Material Matters' Lecture: 6pm
  • 'The UP Factory' Exhibition Opening: 7pm


VCUQatar Atrium & Gallery, Education City, Doha.

This event is open to the public and no reservations are required.


Co-founder and director of Droog, Renny Ramakers initiates projects, curates design exhibitions, and lectures worldwide. Ramakers focuses on establishing new collaborations and developing new tools and scenarios grounded by societal relevance, but always with a twist. She believes conceptual thinking with the focus on a different perspective can not only solve problems, but also open up new possibilities. As curator, Ramakers creates highly interactive design festivals around the world, establishing new collaborations and experiences inspired by the location. In 2012, Renny Ramakers was named one of the “150 Women Who Shake the World” by Newsweek.

Find out more about Droog at droog.com and the UP initiative at up.droog.com

Part of the 2012/2013 'Crossing Boundaries' Lecture Series

VCUQatar’s Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series reflects the cross-disciplinary nature of the featured speakers who are representatives of excellence in design thinking. Each speaker will present a paradigm of design thinking that seeks to evolve solutions to problems in innovative, creative ways.

Lecture Dates

15 Oct


Free - Open invitation


VCUQatar Atrium & Gallery