Two members of the team from Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination, Helen Stratford and Sally Todd share about their organisation and how it aims to inspire and enrich by organising creative projects for communites. Stratford and Todd then share more in depth about one project in St Neots: working with school children to create fantastical maps.
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BY SACHA CHUA
@ VOL 21
ON FEB 19, 2013
For the last few years Sacha Chua has been fascinated with jungles of information and how we hack our way through them.
In her presentation, Sacha shares with us how she has been able to open up, organize, and paddle down these streams of information to find the unknowns or "dragons" in each of them.
Maps for Advocacy
BY MATTHEW BAMBACH
@ VOL 28
ON JAN 21, 2014
Visual storyteller Matthew Bambach believes maps are one established medium for communicating spatial information that can be used to help the community develop a stronger connection with a problem and its solution. Here he talks about participatory mapping, or the creation of maps by local communities for a social benefit.
BY PETE MASTERS
@ VOL 26
ON NOV 26, 2015
Pete Masters left Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) four years ago to become a carpenter. In 2014, he was tempted back by the opportunity to manage a beautifully collaborative, crowdsourced mapping project called Missing Maps. If you need a map of the most vulnerable places in the world (or a new oak table, for that matter), he’s your man.
A Creative Journey
BY TRACEY MOWATT
@ VOL 6
ON JUN 28, 2016
"Why, today, are children handed a piece of paper with Math, English and Science and nothing about who they are and why they’re unique?"
In A Creative Journey from PechaKucha Night St Neots Vol. 6, Artist and creative Tracey Mowatt shares about the emotive and deeply personal community art project called Vir2oso. Mowatt has been been working on Vir2oso for a year since feeling great frustration from the UK's uncompromising education system which did not provide ample space for creativity and exploration of self.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" onb Monday, July 18th, 2016.
Maps as a Tool for Perception
BY GABRIEL GIANORDOLI
@ VOL 18
ON MAY 18, 2017
Gabriel Gianordoli discusses humanizing data through mapping - and how maps can be used as a tool to reflect data in different perspectives in this PechaKucha presentation for NYCxDesign.
Gabriel is a designer and developer from Brazil, currently based in Brooklyn, NY. He has worked with both print and digital media, with experiences ranging from editorial to UX design. His work is focused on information design and interaction. He is currently a Creative Researcher at The Office for Creative Research, a hybrid research group working at the intersection of technology, culture, and education.