Design TO Festival re:LOCATION


In a collaboration between OCAD University and the Toronto Centre for Community learning and Development (TCCL&D), a second year OCAD U industrial design class taught by Ranee Lee was held off-site as a way to pilot an innovative participartory design framework.

 
DateFriday, January 18, 2019 - 2:00pm to Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Cost

Free

Location

OCAD University, 100 McCaul St., 2nd Floor - The Great Hall

Opening Reception: Tuesday January 22, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

 

 

https://designto.org/event/relocation/

In a collaboration between OCAD University and the Toronto Centre for Community Learning and Development (TCCL&D), a second-year OCADU industrial design class taught by Ranee Lee was held offsite at the TCCL&D as a way to pilot an innovative participatory design framework. The course project tasked the students to design bespoke textile goods to be sewn and distributed by Regent Park Sewing Studio as part of their livelihood. The Sewing Studio, a social enterprise incubation program within TCCL&D, consisted of a few immigrant women sewers who, along with the students in the same classroom, learned and taught each other to create a truly participatory design experience. Creating an offsite classroom made for a real experiential learning studio course and through designing soft goods items, topics of locality, culture and identities were explored. In this new participatory learning framework, students went beyond the university’s walls and into the community where they researched and designed with/for the community. Only by approaching community differently, can we expect to achieve different results.

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DateFriday, January 18, 2019 - 2:00pm to Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Cost

Free

Website Location

OCAD University, 100 McCaul St., 2nd Floor - The Great Hall

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ToDo Festival
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:00pm to Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Opening Reception: Tuesday January 22, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

 

 

https://designto.org/event/relocation/

In a collaboration between OCAD University and the Toronto Centre for Community Learning and Development (TCCL&D), a second-year OCADU industrial design class taught by Ranee Lee was held offsite at the TCCL&D as a way to pilot an innovative participatory design framework. The course project tasked the students to design bespoke textile goods to be sewn and distributed by Regent Park Sewing Studio as part of their livelihood. The Sewing Studio, a social enterprise incubation program within TCCL&D, consisted of a few immigrant women sewers who, along with the students in the same classroom, learned and taught each other to create a truly participatory design experience. Creating an offsite classroom made for a real experiential learning studio course and through designing soft goods items, topics of locality, culture and identities were explored. In this new participatory learning framework, students went beyond the university’s walls and into the community where they researched and designed with/for the community. Only by approaching community differently, can we expect to achieve different results.

ocadu.ca

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University, 100 McCaul St., 2nd Floor - The Great Hall
Cost: 
Free
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