We’ve just finished a successful workshop in Johannesburg, in collaboration with the Maboneng Precinct. Besides a wonderful two days in downtown Jo’burg, the tangible result has been a deck of cards, specifically designed for meandering around Johannesburg, and to be used within Dérive app.
Date: 13-14 April 2013 | Time: 10am-4pm | Venue: Maboneng Precinct
We are very excited to be carrying out the second Dérive app workshop, this time in Johannesburg, South Africa. This, in collaboration with the Maboneng Precinct situated on the eastern edge of Africa’s richest and 4th largest city.
Over the last week we have been conducting our first all-digital workshop with Ithaca College and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), around creating a dérive deck for Ithaca and more specifically for some of the themes connected to the film festival this year.
Dealing with more than a few technical issues with Babak in Uganda and Eduardo in South Africa, we nonetheless had interesting discussions with the FLEFF and Ithaca College teams. We are looking forward to seeing what comes out of their urban interrogations. (more…)
This post is the second and last in a series of Dérive Day 2013 posts
The following three reportages of Dérive Day 2013 were kindly compiled by Veronica Yow, who also headed up the organisation of the one-day-marathon urban exploration event, that had 60 users in 23 locations worldwide using Dérive app to explore their urban surroundings in new ways. The following three tales give a bit of insight into what the derives were like for Yasmine, Linh and Grace. (more…)