Home Blog Page 5

Business challenge at Nantes Atlantique School of Design

0

Within the project Atlantic Youth Creative Hubs, l’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique is working on methodological support for project acceleration through the design thinking tools. Through the project, the school works for their dissemination and appropriation to partner hubs.

During 3 days, 45 students in MDes Mutations in the built environment and Urban Design worked on an innovation challenge. The objective of the innovation challenge was to test, deploy and improve design thinking tools to go from ideation to project realization.

Several themes of the city such as heritage, transport, sports, trade spaces or third places have been explored with the aim of proposing an innovation. Experts then intervened (CAPEB Pays de la Loire, Nantes Métropole, Nantes City Lab, Nantes History Museum, DICI Design, Design in, ID4CAR competitiveness cluster and NOVABUILD) to validate hypotheses and propose deployment tracks at the end of the challenge.

More information here.

“S’way Tales – Stories of a community”, Plymouth, UK

0

S’way Tales was established as a pilot partnership project, working with a small cohort of young people, Southway Community Group, a burgeoning Community Interest Company (CIC), Southway Play Care Charity, Plymouth Community Homes, Local Councillors (elected local representatives), local youth and community groups, local residents, and Fotonow (CIC) and Plymouth City Council Community Connections Youth Workers.

The project stemmed from identified issues within the community, specifically social isolation amongst residents (older and parents). Engaging with local young people, the project sought to identify innovative ways to both develop young people’s understanding of digital (lens-based) technology, whilst collaborating within a community environment. Sessions included; project development, filmmaking, photography, audio recording, interviewing, editing and event management / exhibition production.

The project culminated with a community event, on Saturday 19th May 2018, the day of the Royal Wedding. The young people’s work, a short-film, project photos and portraits, were exhibited to the local community and wider stake holders. This pilot social history project, led by young people, brought a community together whilst offering informal education in digital technology – working with the ethos of ‘visual culture for social change’.

The project that was kindly supported by donations from #Luscombedrinks #Aldi #Cooperativefood #Langagefarm #ABCBouncyCastles and co-financed by Interreg.


#swaytales #fotonow #southwaycommunitygroup #southwayplaycare #plymouthcommunityhomes #plymouth #AYCHEU #Creativeyouth #intergenerational #notwithoutme

AYCH Launch Event in Brest / 18th may

0

Brest will officially launch AYCH project with a local meeting involving local partners (College of Arts, FabLab, Youth Inclusion Service, Start-up Support Services)

The event is open to entrepreneurship and employment stakeholders and youth workers, but also to young people interested in the program.

Three project partners will attend the meeting: Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities (CAAC), l’Ecole de Design de Nantes Atlantique (EDNA) and CARENE.

The project will be launched by Michel Gourtay, 4th vice president in charge of the economy.

Followed by Gwenaelle Goyat, project coordinator for Brest Metropole, and Tamara Espiñeira, from CAAC, who will introduce the project

Local partners will present their expectations from this project

EDNA will introduce design thinking methodology, with contributions of young people who took part in Lugo event

A panel of Chamber of Commerce and Industry stakeholders will present the opportunities in the cultural and creative sector.

In the afternoon, EDNA will propose a workshop dedicated to young participants aiming to experiment design thinking methodology.

AYCH at the Education and Training Exhibition of Santo Tirso

0
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

From the 18th to the 21st of April, the Municipality of Santo Tirso, one of the partners of Atlantic Youth Creative Hubs, hosted the 1st Exhibition of Education and Training of Santo Tirso, where AYCH was presented.

This Exhibition, which was predominantly aimed at Young People, introduced different educational and training offers. For that purpose, it had the presence of 40 institutions, including 21 Universities, 14 schools, 2 qualifications centers and other institutions that support the network of education, training and entrepreneurship.

AYCH was promoted in this event at the Invest Santo Tirso STAND in order to inform young people about its activities and value. The Invest Santo Tirso program was created in May 2015, with the aim of boosting the county’s economic development and job creation. During the event, many youngsters learned about the opportunities that the AYCH project offers within its objective of supporting the entrepreneurship and employment of young people in the creative sector.

Stay tuned to our social media to know where and when other events will take place!

5 countries, more than 60 creative youngsters and tons of imagination!

0

They arrived in Lugo (Spain) on the 10th of April. They came from North Ireland, England, France, Portugal and Spain. Youth, creativity, heads full of dreams and willing to make it in the creative industry, were their common characteristics and main reasons to be gathered around the first event of project Atlantic Youth Creative Hubs.
The project AYCH (co-financed by Interreg Atlantic Area) has offered them the opportunity to improve their skills and discover new ones, to have access to innovative tools, and a chance to design their own way into artistic sectors. Because in AYCH, any kind of arts is welcome!

On the 12th and 13th of April in Lugo, these youngsters have been involved in workshops, brainstorming and exchanges with experts in the creative industry and business.
The main goal of the event was to create prototypes of products and services responding to an increasing social challenge of our time: plastics in our oceans.

Are you a young creative with blooming ideas in mind? You want your career to follow your aspiration as an artist? It is time to contact us!

You could be part of our next event, which will help to launch the ambitions and careers of a new generation of responsible youth that can address the social and environmental issues of the future, putting creativity and design at the center of site-based development and regeneration.

More to come in the next posts. Stay tuned! Loads of surprises from our creative youngsters on the way!