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Speaking with JoeLaPompe on Adverve about copycats while in Cannes

When I wasn’t busy chasing down interviews (this is surprisingly hard when press conferences move about randomly and jury members aren’t let out for lunch on time) I was checking out the work, walking out of the Zuckerberg (a.k.a the most visited seminar ever!) in Cannes as Mark dodged every question and I have no patience at all in non-airconditioned venues, and bumping into people I’ve known over the web for years practically everywhere. In a word, I had fun. I also acted as moral support / random interjector when Adverve did an interview with JoeLaPompe, as I hung out with Angela Natividad quite a lot in Cannes as evident in her wrapup of the week. Checking the award exhibition with Joelapompe was like having two two-hundred year old people walk around stating “seen it” about almost everything, including one piece of student work, that I couldn’t bring myself to photograph, because I was too exhausted to even bother digging for my camera. (The visual was a waterbottle-shape made from a sheet of bubble-wrap. Seen it, can’t be bothered digging up where.) I tweeted a lot of naps to DavidonDemand whom I actually avoided for fear of being all over teh intarwebs – he he. Adverve had a chat with him as well, check it out here.

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