May 7, 2015

Children’s Festival Event: Me on the Map – May 25-31

ME ON THE MAP

Mapping the future of urban planning with kids 5-12, created by Jan Derbyshire and Adrienne Wong

meonthemap-300x300Don’t miss the city’s first kid-co-created multi-media installation performance! This participatory theatre show for kids is all about civic engagement and collective, ethical decision-making. Audience members get in on the act by supplying ideas in advance for a new Vancouver public space – will it contain waterparks? urban forests? a hospital?

Just when we think we’ve got an agreement, the developers show up with a big surprise. The audience must then work together to redesign the space. The kids decide and deliberate: If we can’t have it all, how do we be fair and still have fun?

Ages: 5 and up
Venue:
Carousel Studio

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Working with a live data-analyst, kids work alone and together to design the real-life vacant lots next to the playing fields at Trinity Park, in the centre of Vancouver. They deliberate and decide: if we can’t have it all, how do we be fair, have fun and design where we actually want to live?

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ME ON THE MAP premieres at the 2015 Vancouver International Children’s Festival from May 25 to May 31

Details and tickets here.

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