Our fifth and final week began with a day of activities organized by the Octavia Project Fellows. They kept us busy with Rememberlution jars, games, lanyards, and LOTS of karaoke! We spent the next few days working hard to craft our digital portfolios using WordPress. To close out the summer, we invited our friends and … Continue reading Our Portfolio Showcase & final week!
So much has happened since our last update, it's hard to know where to begin! Week three started with architecture, 3D models, and a craft talk from artist and architect Bishakh Som. Architecture was followed by an amulet-making workshop with guest teacher Jessie Levandov. We were busy the rest of the week with coding our … Continue reading World-building with NK Jemisin and so much more!
Our 2019 Summer Institute is off and running, bursting at the seams with 22 participants! Week one was busy with biomimicry, book-binding, Octavia Butler, and lots of community building. Our first guest teacher, artist Miatta Kawinzi, led us in a day of speculative design. In week two, we extracted DNA with scientist and writer Ekaterina … Continue reading Community building, biology, urban planning & more!