October 24, 2014

Design Jam: Raincheque – Oct 30

How can we make new social connections in the rain? The Museum of Vancouver invites you to join the Vancouver Design Nerds in a special Design Jam entitled Raincheque! This NeighbourMaker event challenges you to design tools that encourage Vancouverites to connect with each other in rainy public spaces.
 
Rain
 
Thursday, October 30, 2014
7:00pm
Admission: $15 General | $11 MOV Members | A limited number of subsidized tickets are available, contact 604 730 5317 for more information.

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Prize! 
Thanks to the support of the Vancouver Foundation and Bazinga!, the NeighbourMaker program is offering mentorship and financial support (a “raincheque”) for the development of a prototype of the top concept developed during the Design Jam.
 
Inspiration + Mini-Catalogue Launch!
Before the jam begins, we will hear from the NeighbourMaker teams as they share stories and learnings about the development of their work: The Campfire Project, Peeple Panorama, and Big Picture, Small Space. These projects are featured in the new NeighbourMaker mini-catalogue, which will be presented. Movers and shakers of Vancouver’s placemaking community will then share a few words:

  • Krisztina Kassey & Jenniffer Sheel (VIVA Vancouver)
  • Caroline Ballhorn & Jenny Lee Craig (Tin Can Studio)
  • Andrew Pask (VPSN & Planner, City of Vancouver)

 
NeighbourMaker is a public program and design challenge that supports and encourages artists, activists, designers, and Vancouverites to design experiences that help build social connectedness.
 
 

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