ID Studio 4: Design for Health INDS-3004 Exhibit


A display of student prototypes, strategies and ecosystem diagrams around mental health and Service Animals will be on display for the month of December in the 5th and 6th floor display cases. The students have created a variety of responses to this issue, and have done some fantastic work!

 
DateFriday, December 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to Friday, December 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

Cost

Free

Email

bdywan@faculty.ocadu.ca

Location

100 McCaul, 5th & 6th Floor Exhibit spaces

The course is ID Studio 4: Design for Health INDS 3004.

The problem as identified in the project brief was: 

Mental Health supports come in a variety of responses, one of which is Service Animals. Policy and legislation around these animals is vague and confusing in Ontario. Because of this people who rely on Service Animals for PTSD, anxiety, autism and other (often invisible) health conditions are often refused entry with their Service Animals to transit/travel providers, retail locations and restaurants etc. To further the problem, some people see the gap in legislation to 'fake' Service Animals needs by buying vests and cards online, and provide these as their proof of need.

The students were tasked to investigate the ecosystem around Service Animals as related to mental health, and to provide both service and product responses.

DateFriday, December 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to Friday, December 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

Cost

Free

Email

bdywan@faculty.ocadu.ca

Website Location

100 McCaul, 5th & 6th Floor Exhibit spaces

Aba Bayefsky, CM (April 7, 1923 – May 5, 2001) was a Canadian artist and teacher. Bayefsky was born to a Jewish family in Toronto, Ontario, the second son of a Russian-born father and a Scottish-born mother. He studied at the Central Technical School. During his teens, he attended classes at the Children’s Art Centre of the Art Gallery of Ontario, where he was encouraged by such artists as Arthur Lismer, Erma Sutcliffe, Dorothy Medhurst, and A. Y. Jackson. He later studied at the Académie Julian. Bayefsky enlisted in the RCAF in October, 1942, and was made a Flight Lieutenant. He was appointed an official war artist in December, 1944, assigned to depict airborne operations over north-west Europe. He made several paintings of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. After the war, he was an instructor at the Ontario College of Art.
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Friday, December 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to Friday, December 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

The course is ID Studio 4: Design for Health INDS 3004.

The problem as identified in the project brief was: 

Mental Health supports come in a variety of responses, one of which is Service Animals. Policy and legislation around these animals is vague and confusing in Ontario. Because of this people who rely on Service Animals for PTSD, anxiety, autism and other (often invisible) health conditions are often refused entry with their Service Animals to transit/travel providers, retail locations and restaurants etc. To further the problem, some people see the gap in legislation to 'fake' Service Animals needs by buying vests and cards online, and provide these as their proof of need.

The students were tasked to investigate the ecosystem around Service Animals as related to mental health, and to provide both service and product responses.

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul, 5th & 6th Floor Exhibit spaces
Email: 
bdywan@faculty.ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free
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