Max Siedentopf (1991) is a visual artist working across video, photography, sculpture, creative direction, and everything in-between. He is the co-founder of ORDINARY magazine and works as a director with RiffRaff Films. Max grew up in Windhoek, Namibia, and continued to work in Berlin, Los Angeles, and Amsterdam and is currently based in London. From 2013 – 2020 Max Siedentopf has been creative director of the legendary and unorthodox creative agency Kesselskramer and is the only one that has worked at all three offices and becoming the youngest partner at age 25.
Some of his clients are GUCCI, Eastpak, Nike Italy, Dropbox, Timberland Innovation, SZ Magazine, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (MOCA) and many more. Next, to this, Max is known for his artistic diversity, especially for his Slapdash Supercars, the Banana-Series or his recent photo series Home Alone Survival Guide or How-to Survive a Deadly Global Virus.
Melba Symposium is proud to present Max Siendetopf as a speaker thanks to the kind support of Goethe Institute in Bulgaria.