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Washington DC

September 15, 2017

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Contrary Con Christian Dutilh & Jacob Weinzettel

Christian Dutilh & Jacob Weinzettel

Christian Dutilh and Jacob Weinzettel are the co-founders of Composite Co., a multidisciplinary creative studio based in DC. They’re young. They’re mysterious. They’re queer. And they’re busy turning DC into the kind of design-minded city they want to live in, federal agencies and steak houses be damned.

Main Hall — 3:15

The Perks of Being an Outsider

Composite Co.‘s story is not your typical DC story. By weaving a tale riddled with challenges, heartbreaks, and triumphs, the Composite boys will inspire you to look at your life differently by positioning yourself as an outsider to be able to take on the type of work you want to be doing. It may convince you to quit your day job, to start that new side project, or at the very least to let go of your insecurities and fears about not being good enough to do groundbreaking creative work in DC. It’s one part autobiographical, one part pep talk, all parts real and uncensored.