Category: workshops

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Dérive app is coming to Oakland

In Oakland, California, ProArts is hosting a seven week event called ‘The New Situationists‘.  On March 11, Dérive app will host a workshop, after which, for six consecutive weeks, participants will collaborate in the creation of location-specific deck for Oakland. If you’re in California, consider stopping by.

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Jo’burg workshop creates new deck for the city

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.

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Johannesburg Dérive app Workshop

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.

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The Common – Doing a Dérive; or, Walking 2.0

Jennifer Acker has written an intriguing piece about the Abu Dhabi workshop held at NYU Abu Dhabi. Do hop over the The Common to read her in-depth tale of dériving in an “oil-rich, start-up city“

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Ithaca and FLEFF Workshops

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 …

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Abu Dhabi workshop

On the 1st and 2nd of February 2013 Dérive app held its first workshop in collaboration with New York University Abu Dhabi. The two day workshop was run by Eduardo Cachucho and Babak Fakhamzadeh, the creators of Dérive app, as well as Dale Hudson and Pascal Menoret from NYU Abu Dhabi.